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by Tyler Brigham
Andy sat, pale as a ghost, his face dry as chalk. His hands were sweaty and his lip quivered.
"Andrew?" Miss Kliemein's voice cut through the air, sharpened by years of bitterness.
Andrew jolted as if wakened from a dream.
"Andrew?" He looked up. He was surrounded. Thirty some-odd kids, their eyes gleaming, and faces taunting. They smelled blood and were determined to make Andy their meal.
"Come on 'Handy-Andy'! It's your turn!" Andy looked to Miss Kliemein for help, but found none.
Andy stood slowly, unsure of his ability to stand. His legs shook, yet they felt solid and immovable. Each step resounded in his mind. Each step grew in power, until it shook the room. Each step brought him closer to his fate. Heads turned. Their eyes followed him. They dug into him and
AndromedaAmongst the darkened skies
Brightened by only starlight
Field & Sea.
Gravity is only an afterthought
Hilltops become ladders into the sky while
Inferior planets stare down upon the Earth
Jealous of such simplicity yet contemplating grandeur.
Keppler only thought of science
Linear, elliptical, movement…
Mythology had no such thoughts
Neptune & Nebulas both inhabit space
Orbiting across the lonely darkness
Probably never worried about mundane things
Questioning their existence
Right now or for all eternity such as us.
Shooting stars make us joyful while
Terminator is an otherworldly spectacle
Unknown to all those hidden in their houses
Various stars await us outside
Waiting to play like we did before
Xenagogue & inviting
Youthful but ancient curiosities.
Zenith induced euphoria continues until daylight…
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