Alan Perry’s “Exoplanet” has the epigraph “Astronomers discover a new star: Trappist 1 and its seven planets, b through h” and begins:

I’m relieved to know there’s hope for me
that a Goldilocks character might adorn
another world. Some water is likely there
not frozen but free to slide down mountains
and glimmer off the starset, life as we
would want it…. [continue reading]