Leo Minor

by Andrei Dorian Gheorghe

Certainly, it cannot be
a cub of lion, a leopard,
a panther, or a tiger.
Probably, it is a gazelle.

"I need more Sky Africa!"
shouts this being
between two greater neighbors,
called by the lion,
but rejected by the bear.

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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