May Day 2010, Mt Coot-tha, Brisbane.
The city sparkles.
First light approaches.
Mercury shines beside the unseen Sun; and beyond it,
Venus, looking back at me past the Sun; and then
Mars, where a robot explores; and,
a long way beyond, big, and fat, and beautiful; Jupiter.
They are almost in line, a line that skims past the Sun and points directly at me.
in a line