by Andrei Dorian Gheorghe

Pegasus was the best space shuttle
of old times,
and has taken all glory.

But I prefer you, foal,
unknown brother of the famous winged horse.
Your constellation uses to rise
before Pegasus,
and both of us shall fly to explore
the unknown side of the Universe.

Copyright © 2003, Andrei Dorian Gheorghe

Andrei Dorian Gheorghe is the founder and director of the Cosmopoetry Festival of the Romanian Society for Meteors and Astronomy-SARM. He is the editor of over 30 slim English anthologies of Romanian and international astropoetry, and is the author of original astropoetry performances presented at the International Meteor Organization Conferences 1997-2002, the Leonid MAC Workshop of NASA (Tel Aviv, 2000), and the European Convention of Science Fiction - Romania 2001. In 2003, he initiated the Meteor Contemporary Poetry Project for the IMO.

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