Cepheus

by Andrei Dorian Gheorghe


King Cepheus,
distorted father!
You sacrificed your own daughter Andromeda,
abandoning her to the sea monster!

This is the reason
that you are now
a constellation bent like a scythe,
Cepheus,
loser of verticality.


Copyright © 2003, Andrei Dorian Gheorghe
Cepheus

Cepheus
by Philippe La Hire


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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