Saturn prances around
Like he’s the only game in town
His rings on display
Make girls swoon in his wake
This boy is full of hot air
So just walk on by
This peacock’s not worth your time
There’s a new poetry book out about space and aliens called Watcher of the Skies. (Published by the small British company The Emma Press.) It’s for kids aged 8-108.
Inside its pages poets muse about all aspects of space such as how astronauts brush their teeth (You don’t want morning breath if an alien drops by for tea.), how planets talk, and how to make a cosmic cupcake. (Recipe included.)
At the back of the book editor Rachel Piercey encourages readers to write their own space poems using prompts and examples from the anthology. My poem was inspired by the How Planets Talk prompt.
Example: “Write your own cosmic recipe for another kind of food, for example Star Stew or Moon Muffins. Try to include some relevant ingredients – so if it’s Star Stew, you might have hydrogen, helium and mouldy old light.
Where will you serve your food, on what, and to whom? Let your imagination run riot!”
Please, please write a space poem and share it with me by leaving it in a comment below, or post it on my Facebook page, or tweet me.
Creativity Can Encourage & Empower Us All!
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Purple Passion of the Fortnight:
Of course the cool astronauts brush their teeth with purple toothpaste!
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