Crisis Lines by Mariel Herbert

You said I couldn’t run away from my problems in zero-gee.
Then you coughed up a lung & dropped your phone. Dead-air
pollution overloaded your filters again & we got disconnected.
I forgot to tell you I watched a solar eruption from my spaceship.

wonder
when you last saw
the sun

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About the Author

  • Mariel Herbert probably belongs to too many book clubs. Her short fiction and poetry have been published in a few places, including Daily Science Fiction, Star*Line, and Silver Blade. She lives in California with one high-maintenance dog and hundreds of low-maintenance books. You can find her online at marielherbert.wordpress.com.

Mariel Herbert

Mariel Herbert probably belongs to too many book clubs. Her short fiction and poetry have been published in a few places, including Daily Science Fiction, Star*Line, and Silver Blade. She lives in California with one high-maintenance dog and hundreds of low-maintenance books. You can find her online at marielherbert.wordpress.com.

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