A bar of lead on second rock from Sun
would liquefy. It's that hot on the ground.
We thus assumed inhabitants were none,
as life stands little chance in such surrounds.
Well, Monday MIT and Cardiff gabbed
'bout finding goofy molecule in sky
called "phosphene." Here on earth it's made in labs,
extreme environments, or life. So why
should such a spectral signature adorn
Venusian mist? It's possible that we
misunderstand the physics? Or, airborne
bread crumbs of life are floating in cloud sea?
Could atmospheric life evolve in flight?
'Twould prove a young boy Tyler Cowen right.