Our moon poems so far for the Metropolis project.
They’re mostly based on nursery rhymes.
Humpty Dumpty Walked in the light,
Humpty Dumpty was taken at night,
All the moonmen searched in vain,
As he was never seen again.
The people of the Earth,
Looked out to the Moon,
Looked out to the Moon and said:
You children watchout,
and scream and shout,
as you’ll be filled with dread.
You should run, run, run to the dark,
Run, run, run for your bed,
For the Earthlings are coming,
up through your plumbing,
to kill you all dead!
*Those who stray*
Boys and girls don’t play today,
The moon is covered in light of day,
Get into the shade and stay away,
For the Humans will capture all who stray
Lunar Bo Peep has lost her sheep,
She thinks they’ve been shot by humans;
she left them alone, thinking they’d come home,
though she wasn’t expecting the ray guns!
Little Moon Muffet
Sat on a tuffet,
Singing her favourite songs;
Along came an Eartling,
who laughed at her singing
and made poor Moon Muffet cry.
*A Message to the Universe*
If there is one thing I can teach,
pray you’re too far for humans to reach,
as they will come and they will plunder,
leaving everything you know broken asunder.