Solar Definitions

astro-photo-poem by Dan Mitrut

The Sun...

The dream of the planets,
an impossible concentration
of fluid circles,
phantoms of
Hydrogen and Helium,
of desert and water,
of whisper and red.

Solar photograph

The Sun...

The original sin
of space
by time.

Solar photograph by Dan Mitrut

The Sun...

A blind spot
carried by the



Copyright © 2004, Dan Mitrut

Solar Photograph

All photographs copyright © Dan Mitrut
~ 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 Database, 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). More of this poet's work may be found in the SARM Golden Astropoetic Gallery.

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