The Romance of Mercury
by Meg Smith
A world makes an easy rebel —
small, swift, lacking moons
or clear date line between
midnight, or noon.
This one, true to its brazen star,
steals all dust, eludes all fires
until the last great solar storm
gives — an eternity, emptied.
© 2020 Meg Smith
Meg Smith is a poet, writer,
journalist, dancer and events
producer living in Lowell, Mass. Her poems have appeared in The
Cafe Review, Pudding, Poetry
Bay,The Horror Zine, Silver Blade, Raven Cage, The Blue Hour Anthology,
and many more.
Her most recent poetry books, Pretty
Green Thorns, Night's
Scarlet Dancing and Dear
Ghost, are available on Amazon. She welcomes visits to
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