The point of the exercise, as you know, is to make a poem out of words taken from a newspaper article.

Here is the article.

Here is the poem, whose title is the article’s headline.

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CASSINI SHOCKED BY SATURN’S SPONGY MOON

Cassini’s shocked by Saturn’s spongy moon
(Craggy porous distant Hyperion).

Although a predicted phenomenon,
To be caught in a beam of electrons

Cannot be pleasant, even after ten
Years. Thus Nicolas Altobelli, when

Interviewed, said Cassini has again
Proved its altogether superhuman

Value as we study interactions
Between humanity and solar winds.

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One Response to “Newspaper Poem.”

  1. Greg Says:

    Silvery moons
    Honeymoons
    Harvest
    New, Wolf, Snow, Etc.
    Rev Sun M.
    Ban Ki-
    Now Spongy
    Perhaps: lots of rum

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