Meteors for Shakespeare’s King

“The bay-trees in our country are all wither’d,
And meteors fright the fixed stars of heaven…”

-William Shakespeare, Richard II

meteors-trouvelot-sketch-nypl
“The November meteors. As observed between midnight and 5 o’clock A.M. on the night of November 13-14 1868,” E.L. Trouvelot, NYPL.

Author: Jake Christensen

Jake Christensen is a Michigan-based writer currently exploring his Mormon heritage through poetry. Also a space enthusiast, he has attended NASA Socials at Glenn Research Center and Goddard Space Flight Center. In addition to past performances in regional and educational theater, Jake periodically appears in Moth StorySLAMs.

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