Poem | “A Science Fiction Poem about Star-Crossed Lovers”

Lissywrites/ June 27, 2020/ Original Work, Poems/ 0 comments

Originally published (August 29, 2019) by Z Publishing in Alabama’s Best Emerging Poets 2019: An Anthology.


I want to write a poem about outer space.
A science fiction romance.
Two lovers, stars in the Milky Way.
Lovers, obsessed with the moon, Saturn,
With nebulae and star clusters
Because there’s a spark in – a fascination in
The absence of civilizations – other lifeforms –
The unknown.
Because stars are not accessible.

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About lissywrites

As an avid writer and poet, Alyssa Hubbard explores the earthly and spectral talismans that carry us from life to death and back again through her work. As the darkness within makes its way from pen to paper, she finds room for more joyous activities, such as sampling new ice cream flavors, singing in public, and geeking out over the latest anime. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in English, works in Digital Marketing, and has been writing (professionally) for 8 years. Her work has been featured in literary journals and magazines such as Adanna, The Coffin Bell, and many others.

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