Solar System montage

We are numerical infants on the planet of Pluto,
Toddlers on the rings of Saturn,
Adolescents amidst the red rocks of Mars,
Ourselves on this Terra Incognita,
Elderly under the Venusian yellows,
Approaching infinity at the center of the sun.

Copyright © 2009, Patrick Ryan Dunn Sullivan

Image Credit: NASA/JPL

Patrick Ryan Dunn Sullivan is a mathematician, linguist, and poet living indefinitely on the Korean peninsula.