Sealed by Simon Read

My skin is the edge of a universe
Sometimes I look out and see the stars of other universes
Burning madly, beautiful, without reason
I turn my eyes away
I would only go out there in an emergency
Safe inside a second skin, sealed hermetically
Neither an atom in
Nor an atom out

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About the Author

  • Simon Read lives in the UK. His work includes short fiction, poetry, lyrics, songs, and word-based artworks. Simon’s work has been published, or is forthcoming, in a variety of magazines including Arlington Literary Journal, Riggwelter, The Blue Nib, Visions, and Unlikely Stories. You can find out more at ashadowfalling.wordpress.com.

Simon Read

Simon Read lives in the UK. His work includes short fiction, poetry, lyrics, songs, and word-based artworks. Simon’s work has been published, or is forthcoming, in a variety of magazines including Arlington Literary Journal, Riggwelter, The Blue Nib, Visions, and Unlikely Stories. You can find out more at ashadowfalling.wordpress.com.