Hydrus

by Dan Mitrut


Pitch, sulphur, poisoned smoke,
stifled fire, flesh novae ...
This is your kiss,
you cannot more.

The curse at the departure
to the sky
is bitter.

There is no gate
between the flight
and the word.


Copyright © 2003, Dan Mitrut

Hydrus

Hydrus
by Johann Bayer


~ English translation from the Romanian by Andrei Dorian Gheorghe ~


Romanian lawyer and poet Dan Mitrut is the author of numerous works of astronomical poetry, folk music, photography, graphics, sculpture, and drama. A meteor observer included in the International Meteor Organization Data Base, he is a multiple laureate for the astronomical arts at the Cosmopoetry Festival of the Romanian Society for Meteors and Astronomy-SARM. He serves as the technical vice president of SARM and has authored original astro-folk music recitals performed at the EuRoEclipse Perseids 99 (Romania) and the IMO Conference 2000 (Romania).

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