Having traveled around the Sun 38 times
on this spaceship we humans call Earth,
I am humble.
I am as tiny and insignificant
as the insects I crush
I take my yearly trip around the Sun
and I wonder how many trips I have left in me.
I have had several companions
who have accompanied me on my journey
Some I choose
Others choose me
Some of those who accompany me are uninvited
The universe is pulling itself apart
And I am watching