will meet them,
in some due time,
tell them of
your final flight --
know, because their
with final flights,
ground, but lightly.
will tell them
you have caught your fire.
will tell them,
my gaze is empty,
and the world is
empty of clouds.
Meg Smith is a writer, journalist, dancer and events producer living
in Lowell, Mass.
In addition to previously appearing in Black Petals, her poetry
has appeared in The Cafe Review, Pudding,
Poetry Bay, The Horror Zine, Bewildering Stories, Strange Horizons, Dreams
& Nightmares, The Dwarf Stars anthology of the Science Fiction and Fantasy
Poetry Association, and many more.
She is the author of five poetry books, and her first collection
of short fiction, The Plague Confessor,
is due out in fall 2020. She welcomes visits to megsmithwriter.com.