Aphelion Issue 275, Volume 26
August 2022
 
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Alien

by J. B. Hogan


Lying there beside you,
your warm legs across our distance,
                            a distance so far;
you feel like an alien,
not wholly unfamiliar, yet different somehow,
as if you were from somewhere else,
                            sometime long ago,
                            someplace that maybe –
never was.


© 2009 J. B. Hogan

J. B. Hogan is a fiction writer and poet living in Fayetteville, Arkansas. He has a Ph.D. in English (Literature) from Arizona State University (1979) and worked for many years as a technical writer. His writing credits include the four-story fiction chapbook Near Love Stories online at www.cervenabarvapress.com (forthcoming) and short stories, poems, and creative or academic non-fiction in: Istanbul Literary Review, Admit 2, Every Day Fiction, Every Day Poetry, Ranfurly Review, Dead Mule, The Scruffy Dog Review, Smokebox, Aphelion, Rumble, The Swallow’s Tail, Poesia, Bewildering Stories, Avatar Review, Copperfield Review, Ascent Aspirations, Megaera, The Pedestal Magazine, Dogwood Journal, Mastodon Dentist, Poets Against War, The Square Table, Raving Dove, Mid-America Folklore Journal, Mobius, Viet Nam Generation, Flashback, and The Mark Twain Journal.

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