Aimed at Antares

Gamma Sagittarii

orange, brighter than the sun

the tip of my arrowhead

vengeful, deadly does glow;

see Delta Sagittarii,

the center of my bow;

See Lambda Sagittarii,

and Epsilon, the brightest–

northern and southern parts

of my magnificent

weapon, a sure killer.

Chase you across the Heavens

I do, aimed at Antares,

bleeding Scorpion heart.

I don’t mean to do it;

it’s written in the stars.

sag_milkyway

 

 

 

Published by Kindra M. Austin

Author of fiction, poetry, and very sweary social commentary. Editor, and co-founder of Indie Blu(e) Publishing. Co-founder of Blood Into Ink, and Heretics, Lovers, and Madmen.

15 thoughts on “Aimed at Antares

  1. Hello, Kindra. You recently contributed a poem to the #PoetsforPeace collaboration. An online magazine liked the spirit of the collaboration, and asked to publish it. We need your permission to include your poem.
    To give permission, please email: mzanemcclellan@outlook.com your name, and general location (city/state/country) and the ok. You can also leave it in comments on my blog, or tweet me @InZanesBrain or comment on ForgottenMeadows.com where the collaboration was compiled
    https://forgottenmeadows.wordpress.com/2016/07/16/calling-all-poetscreative-minds-to-a-grand-collaboration-poets-for-peace
    Thank you. Peace,
    Michael

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          1. Quite all right. 🙂 I’m usually a double doer anyway. You know, just in case. Thank you for including me. ❤

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