Partial solar eclipse

"You are so sad,"
the Stellar Magician said to me,
"take a partial solar eclipse
to understand better
the great game of
lights and shadows."

"I'm afraid it's not enough,"
I replied,
"sometimes I feel like a
prisoner in a black hole,
who is called by a supernova."

Copyright © 2007, Andrei Dorian Gheorghe

Image Credit: Copyright © Raul Truta

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 director of original astropoetry performances presented at the International Meteor Organization Conferences 1997-2005, 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. He is also the coordinator of Cosmopoetry - SARM & Friends. More of this poet's work may be found in the SARM Golden Astropoetic Gallery and The Best of SARM.