Why does Valentine’s Day come around in the glumly frigid pit of the year? Continue reading “Valentine’s Eve”
The Moon, tomorrow morning, cruises down past Mars and Venus.
You may have seen, or contemplated, the three planets in today’s pre-dawn sky, with the Last Quarter Moon hanging above them. This is how they came to be so beautifully grouped for us.
A welcome to you if you’ve just learned about this blog. Here’s a welcome from the sky.
I’m sorry Continue reading “Tomorrow morning”
The dawn scene on the other side of the Sun will be rising into your weary view:
Over in the morning sky, Venus –
Venus is slowing in its climb away from the Sun into the pre-dawn sky, but manages to pass Mars.
Yes, the spark of Venus now definitively burns through the low pre-dawn sky,
. . . his stedfast shade
Sleeps on his luminous ring Continue reading “Still as while Saturn whirls”
For Venus, this year falls into two acts, and August 15 is the date that divides them. Continue reading “Assumption Day”