Saturday, March 7, 2020

Writing Prompt: An Ode to the Mini Moon

Earth has a new "mini moon" for a little while.  It's between 6.2 feet and 11.4 feet in diameter and its name is 2020 CD3.  Scientists say it will stay with us through March 2020 and then return to orbiting the sun on its own as an asteroid.  If our regular, full-sized, moon has captured the hearts and imaginations of Earthlings since the dawn of humanity, it seems like our new guest moon deserves at least a little something.

I think we should, at least, write a little something for our new celestial friend.  It can be a poem, a science fiction story, or something else entirely.  For today's writing prompt, let's write about our --

Mini Moon

Photo by the international Gemini Observatory/NSF’s National Optical-Infrared Astronomy Research Laboratory/AURA/G. Fedorets / CC BY-SA (

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