In the Wake of the Quiet One
by Kendall Evans


 

Let us squat upon these darkling planes

Rolling asteroids like bones

Beneath the variable stars

Your stare fixed and mine inconstant

Black weather beating at our souls

 

 

About the Author:

More than one hundred poems by Kendall Evans, including numerous collaborations with David C. Kopaska-Merkel, have appeared in various sf/fantasy/horror magazines and anthologies. He and David also collaborated on "The Tin Men," which received the SFPA 2006 Rhysling Award for best science fiction poem written in 2005 (long poem category). Mr. Evans is also the author of the novelette "Don Huavaca's Dia De Los Muertos," which appeared in the anthology Bare Bone 6.



 


Poem 2006 Kendall Evans.