Some people might call the form a ‘Tanka’. I’ve gone with 57577, partly because once I’ve written this bit, I can just read it back when I’m writing the verse to remind me of what I was doing.

Now, I wonder what topical news story I might look at.


watch us as we burn
our rockets highly powered
by unpaid billions
stratospheric tax dodges
becomes vapour in the sky

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