alyx’s sketching

alyxsketch

 

It seems to me that the sun

Drags itself into the heavens

To scorch and sear me.

 

Can you hear me?

 

It seems to be that there’s no one

Who could understand

Or even sympathize.

 

They have arctic eyes.

 

I don’t know why she and I

Can’t be lovers underneath

The pallid moon.

 

I’m trapped, too.

 

I miss you more

Wherever you are

 

Kenton Kilgore is the author of Lost Dogs, the story of a German Shepherd and a Beagle-mix who survive the end of the human world, only to find that their struggles have just begun.  Kenton also wrote Dragontamer’s Daughters, a two-part young adult fantasy novel based on Navajo culture and belief.  With Patrick Eibel, he created Our Wild Place, a children’s book about the joy to be found in exploring Nature.  Follow Kenton on Facebook for daily posts on sci-fi, fantasy, and other speculative fiction. 

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