Astronomical Ignorance

“What’s that yellow one!?”

The fish asked.

He hopped at the sun

and fell with a splash.

“Where’s it from?”

“That’s the sun that keeps us warm,”

Posie replied;

he treaded water and smiled.

“It’s a star. One in space among a swarm.”

“Our planet is one of many.

The space between their breadth

is filled with stars. Very many.

“Stars? Space? Planets widespread?”

“Sorry pal,” the trout retreated.

“I’m outta my depth.”

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