In the first weeks of the flying saucer hysteria of 1947, many opinions were offered about the mystery. Some people expressed their outlook in the form of poetry, and here's a small collection of some early notable examples.
The Courier-Journal, Louisville, Kentucky, from July 4, 1947:
Two saucer poems from The Boston Globe, July 7, 1947:
A (premature) lament about the end of the saucers. From the Pennsylvania Altoona Tribune, July 22, 1947:
And finally, not exactly poetry, but a piece on what William Shakespeare might have said about UFOs. From Ohio's Dayton Daily News, July 8, 1947: