9+ Interesting Poems About Mercury: The Swift Planet

There’s something about the planet Mercury that has always inspired poets. Maybe it’s the way it seems to blaze across the sky, so bright and fast that you can’t help but take notice. Or perhaps it’s the mysteries that still surround this little-understood planet. 

In this collection, you’ll read poetry about Mercury from a variety of perspectives: its beauty, its power, its strangeness, and more. So let’s explore the poetic side of Mercury!

What Are The Best Poems About The Planet Mercury?


Mercury has always been a mystery as the smallest planet in our solar system. With temperatures soaring as high as 800 degrees Fahrenheit during the day and plummeting to minus 280 degrees at night, it’s no wonder that only a few missions have successfully landed on its surface. Even less is known about the planet’s poetry. 

Whether you are looking for an ode to the god of commerce or a poem about a day on Mercury, there is something for everyone in this collection. 

We hope you have enjoyed reading these poems as much as we enjoyed putting them together. What is your favourite poem about Mercury? Let us know in the poetry community.

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