Personal Copernican Revolution

When your world

grows humble



yet less
than all

--no center
to the cosmic roll

but one of countless
none control

which orbit outside
pride and view:

the universe
of not just you.

Personal Copernican Revolution © Copyright 2021, Robert J. Tiess.

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Submitted: June 7, 2021