dead again

my mind abandons my body each night
to flirt with the moon
she seduces me as she floats between the clouds,
peeking out at me
the body I once had has passed away in my absence
dead again, until sunrise

© Rylan Skelly, January 2019


About the Author: I have a B.A. in Honours Religious Studies from the University of Waterloo and I love 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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