Overcast on Wasp-76b
sunny side up with clear skies
gets monotonous on the bright side
always on the run, so darn fast
that I nearly outrun the sun
the alpha, the racing on steroids, the yang
while the yin gazes out to the asteroids
my cool face has the force of iron clouds
without a doubt, ready to rain bullets
should you even try to break my isolation
it would be the occasion for shots fired
so far, in my own binary world
it’s always cloudy with a chance of iron rain.
Saffron – April 2020
Write a poem based on a news article. Frankly, I understand why you might be avoiding the news lately, but this is a good opportunity to find some “weird” and poetical news stories for inspiration.
I chose this one: