Aphelion Issue 242, Volume 23
August 2019
 
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The Game

by E. A. Moore


Time is a tilt table toy played with by two children,
One called Entropy, the other nicknamed Maybe.
Tomorrow is a droplet of mercury on the unmarked table top of the game.
I am the Seer;
My temptation is to not lie about the movements of that droplet of quicksilver.


© 2016 E. A. Moore

E. A. Moore is a playwright, lyricist, and writer of speculative fiction. He has had poetry and stories published in literary journals and science fiction magazines. Visit his website:eamoore.com.

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