Astrogator's Logs

New Words, New Worlds
Artist, Heather Oliver             

Archive for December, 2006


Wednesday, December 20th, 2006

by Athena Andreadis

gandhara.jpg Scoured by wind, she crouches,
all eyes, dark hollows, throat pulse.

He rises from the bed of shards,
skinned knees, flayed heart.

After such thirst, they’ll drink
from a mirage — or from a poisoned well.