Aphelion Issue 293, Volume 28
September 2023
 
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The Archipelago of Cats

by Meg Smith


This is where I wake,
in the dark mass of stars,
lost among them,
warm spirals of Milky Ways,
perfect in prose, unceasing
in dreams. I will never leave them,
and through dust of epochs,
and luminous ashes, we will keep.


© 2023 Meg Smith

Meg Smith is a poet, writer, journalist, dancer and events producer living in Lowell, Mass. Her poems have appeared in The Cafe Review, Pudding, Poetry Bay,The Horror Zine, Silver Blade, Raven Cage, The Blue Hour Anthology, and many more.

Her short fiction collection The Plague Confessor is available at her online store! megsmithwriter.com

Her most recent poetry books, Pretty Green Thorns, Night's Island, This Scarlet Dancing and Dear Deepest Ghost, are available on Amazon.

Find more by Meg Smith in the Author Index.