Astropoetica: Mapping the Stars through Poetry


Image of the earth eclipsing the sun, taken by the Apollo 12 crew

Credit: NASA/Apollo 12 crew

From somewhere our SUN
is but a pinprick
of light, our World a shadow
briefly crossing it, ourselves
infinitely small
fractions of that shade.

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David Edwards is a life-long resident of Muncie, IN and graduate of Ball State University. In addition to Astropoetica, his work has been published in Awen Online, Atlas Poetica, Bard, Garbaj, Haiku Journal, Three Line Poetry, Poetry Quarterly, Loch Raven Review, and Mused.