13 February 2009

Low Earth Orbit

A slow ascent above the sky
At 280 miles a minute.
Lucky just to get above the clouds,
Luckier still
To become
Just another scrap of steerable debris.

1 comment:

  1. I like the first two lines. I like the whole thing, but I like the cadence of the first two lines. You'll have to teach me correct terminology. "Cadence" isn't probably what I want to say.