Aphelion Issue 223, Volume 21
November 2017
 
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Earthbound

by Stephen Jarrell Williams


We see
them
in twilight

questioning
our eyes

our minds
filled
with this world

we cannot believe
such flying orbs
floating and zipping
through the infinite dark

shaking
our heads
clearing our thoughts

in our rounded heads
stuck to earthbound bodies

why do we shy
away into oblivion?


© 2011 Stephen Jarrell Williams

Stephen Jarrell Williams loves to stay up all night and write with lightning bolts until they fizzle down behind the dark horizon.

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