Pale Blue Dot: The Final Frontier

TV announces “Space, the final frontier”

Journeys of the Enterprise we hold dear

From Romulans to Klingons to Tribbles

Third season’s quality there are quibbles

Yet, through 79 episodes 55 years ago

Star Trek: TOS helped sci-fi grow

Its crew inspired us to look to the stars

To claim a great future which could be ours

To the world of the Federation, ahead warp nine