IMAGINARY ASTRO-PARK (June 17-18, 2020, Children's World - Youth Park, Bucharest) Astro-photo-poetry (cosmopoetry) mini-drama by Andrei Dorian Gheorghe Visitor: An orbit of flowers… Manager: …Where everybody could be a planet Reciting a haiku or a sonnet. Visitor: Young girls passing by Jupiter… Manager: … A refreshing vision when it's hot, Even without the Great Red Spot. Visitor: A flower-galaxy… Manager: …Not really Andromeda, Whirlpool or Sunflower, But something with certain stellar power. Visitor: Children admiring a belt of asteroids… Manager: …Neither Ceres nor Astraea or Pallas, Maybe just Hygiea over the grass. A few clusters of flowers… Manager: … Rivaling...

MORNING STAR AND CAPRICIOUS SELENE (Targoviste, 4:55 and 12:17 Romanian Time, June 19, 2020) Venus and Moon Sickle, Exercise of flight And a wonderful conjunction Prolonged in the daylight. Comments You need JavaScript to be able to post comments You need to be logged in to leave a comment Click Here to Login

When life seems to be empty, You have no reason to despair: Your friend the Sun smiles finely In phenomena, everywhere. Comments You need JavaScript to be able to post comments You need to be logged in to leave a comment Click Here to Login

After millennia of keeping our feet firmly fixed on her gritty sands, deeply mired in her soft clay, the earth lost her grip on mankind. First in balloons, then airplanes, then rockets. Our inventiveness opened the skies, and probes were designed to reach out to our planetary neighbors, which had intrigued us from a distance. Cassini was sent to explore Saturn up close with his flat rings and ample orbiting moons. Our imagination was found lacking— We were not prepared for the fantastical discoveries of enormous jagged spires edging those rings like a spiked collar or a briny pool under...

On planet Earth the third from Sun the fate of humankind is spun. When on our journey we embark as dwellers here to make our mark there seems no calling we would shun. The starry night when day is done shows sweep of space our sight to stun from where we gaze at heavens' arc on planet Earth. How could we be the only one where evolution's course has run and cosmic life was given spark within infinity of dark before our story had begun on planet Earth? ~ Harley White * * * * * * * * The...