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Ad Infinitum

Life is tenuous,
hanging by a theory of strings.
Quantum mechanics, P-branes, black holes
 and such things.
It's far too much for me
to compute.
Am I really at the helm,
steering my fate?
At 3 AM I contemplate
the M-theory and supergravity.
I recall my husband saying,
'Whatever you do,
don't think about infinity'.
Does he does this
to further torment 

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