Yet.

You don’t know it yet,
But I’m yours –
You’re the moon
I’m the tide on the shores.

You are the earth
And I’m the moon –
By your gravity
I’ve been consumed.

You don’t know it yet,
But you’ve won –
You’ve burned me up
Like the blinding sun

I set and rise
At your command –
You hold my future
In your hands.

The words uttered by Sylvester Silverstar upon beholding Kieres the Fearless for the first time.

© Rylan Skelly, September 2018


About the Author: I have a B.A. in Honours Religious Studies from the University of Waterloo; I have a love for all major world religions – Eastern, Western, or in between; I’m genderqueer, and I’m comfortable with male, neutral, and female pronouns; I’m married to my dear wife Lynn, who is the love of my life, my best friend, and my muse; I think far too much, and often have too many ideas to know what to do with; and I am a doing being, just like you!

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I have a B.A. in Honours Religious Studies from the University of Waterloo; I have a love for all major world religions - Eastern, Western, or in between; I'm genderqueer, and I'm comfortable with male, neutral, and female pronouns; I'm married to my dear wife Lynn, who is the love of my life, my best friend, and my muse; and I am a doing being, just like you!

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