Night-time Visitor

by on Dec 2, 2014 in Poetry | 0 comments


In the dark she sings,
She holds my hand tight in hers:
Limbs tender, voice soft.
Clouds part, the moon shines upon
Green skin, one too many arms.

More from Melanie Rees:

image011Melanie Rees is an environmental consultant whose work involves playing with soil and plants. When she isn’t gallivanting in the mud or stuck up a tree, she writes speculative fiction and poetry. Her stories and poems have appeared in magazines such as Apex, Cosmos, Penumbra, Daily Science Fiction, and Aurealis. In the real world, she lives in a straw house with a menagerie of animals in regional South Australia. Online she lives at and on Twitter @FlexiRees.



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