Is there Life on Enceladus?

Astronomers seeking in space/

Detect a significant trace/

Of fluid vent patterns/

On one moon of Saturn’s,/

Which might imply life in the place.///

https://www.theguardian.com/science/2017/apr/13/alien-life-saturn-moon-enceladus-nasa

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Having Your Cake and Bombing it

With global relations at stake/

Trump had a decision to make -/

To target or not/

Some place he forgot/

Or wait till they finished the cake?///

http://edition.cnn.com/2017/04/12/politics/donald-trump-xi-jingping-syria-chocolate-cake/

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Hitler-belittler

His comments on Hitler and gas/

And Assad were terribly crass/

Or being preciser/

Trump spokesman Sean Spicer/

Was commenting out of his ass.///

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2017/apr/11/sean-spicer-hitler-chemical-weapons-holocaust-assad

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Drag and Drop

A man who refused when invited/

To give up his seat by United/

Was dragged off a jet;/

They say they’re upset,/

But probably should be indicted.///

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/apr/11/united-airlines-boss-oliver-munoz-says-passenger-belligerent

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In Praise of the #

There is an old waffle-shape that/

Can show a note’s # and not b,/

A tic-tac-toe grid/

That stands for a £ -/

The # is where it is @.///

(Key: # = sharp; b = flat; £ = quid; @ = at; # = hashtag)
Nothing topical about this, I was just musing on the hashtag – and inspired by this.
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Mared to the Mob

A White House adviser named Jared/

Had power through who he had mared/

A rival named Steve/

Just couldn’t believe/

The weight his opinion cared.///

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2017/apr/08/donald-trump-steve-bannon-jared-kushner-power-struggle

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Trump Dumps Stump Position

Said Trump on the stump, as a candidate,/

To bomb when Obama commandidate/

Was utterly wrong,/

But he before long/

Had taken it up & rebrandidate.

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Remember, Remember…

Experimentation on mice/

Suggests we remember things twice/

And make simultaneous/

Clones in our crania’s/

Short and long storage device.///

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-39518580

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Dildo Fails Penetration Test

Consumers beware of the fact/

A wifi sex toy can be hacked/

To livestream your cavity/

So those of depravity/

Can watch your most intimate act.///

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-39490391

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The Killer in Manila

Old Liam Fox went to Manila/

And talked to a self-confessed killer/

Of values we share/

Though some may compare/

Duterte’s with those of Attila.///

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/apr/04/liam-fox-meets-philippine-president-rodrigo-duterte

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