Featured Poem II • July 2017

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Hunter

 

Mari Ness

 
 

He walked through the seas to her, foam piled on his shoulders, whales caught in his hands. She walked through the woods to him, arrows slung over her shoulders, bears caught in her hands. One arrow, shining against the foam. One cry, lost against the seas. She placed him, weeping, in the stars.

 

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Mari Ness has published poetry and fiction in Tor.com, Clarkesworld, Lightspeed, Fireside Fiction, Daily Science Fiction, Apex, Nightmare, and right here in previous issues of Mythic Delirium. Her epic poetry novella, Through Immortal Shadows Singing, was recently released by Papaveria Press. She is also a regular contributor to Tor.com, and a less regular tweeter of bad television at @mari_ness. She lives in central Florida.

 

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