Artist's conception of UB313Beyond our perception.
You were hiding
In plain sight.

Larger than Pluto,
Your elliptical orbit
Missed our

Earth distance
From the sun
Measures 97 times
To you.

So how do you hold on,
To orbit the sun
And join us
As you do?

Copyright © 2006, TWhite

Image Credit: NASA, ESA, and A. Schaller (for STScI)

TWhite lives in Baltimore, works in human resources, and dabbles in science and the imagination through poetry. He previously has been published in TMPoetry.