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written by: Cindy Medina



Great Square of Pegasus
what might you portend?
Ascending the eastern sky
pierced by peaked roof;
unexpected mid-summer sight.
Four stars comprise you
Earth’s four corners echo.
Vast and desolate space;
graveyard of failed star stuff
or mere benign coincidence?
Pegasus — mythic winged horse;
war horses close behind?
Great Square: Heartless torso
ushers in Autumn’s chill;
may red-orange flames
be festive foliage only.
Ever-flying stellar beast
near heart this season,
ride on! ride on!
fate upon your wings.



The constellation of Pegasus, especially its asterism known as "The Great Square", and how it might relate to current geopolitical troubles.

Cindy Medina

Cindy Medina

Cindy is working very hard at becoming a published author and poet. She has written five novel-length stories, is working on two others besides. Also nearly 200 Haiku poems and a handful of Western lyrical poems. Otherwise she's a lifelong amateur astronomer, weather watcher, avid reader, and (last but certainly not least) married 24 years to D.
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