Metathesis

Antoine J. Hayes
Aug 16 · 1 min read

we were not like this
at birth
i was born in the sun
you were born after moon

something happened when we touched
we had it all
and then vaporized it

we laughed

i traded some of my sunlight
for your moon rocks
i became more solid
you became more energetic

we danced in the ether
spread ourselves thin across the galaxy
created new worlds
only to vaporize them

again and again


Originally published on Patreon.

Antoine J. Hayes

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Person. Storyteller. Work-in-progress. Writer of fiction & poetry. Maker of zines & journals. Facilitator of creative workshops. Kimbilio Fellow www.ajhayes.com

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