Character Poetry

Desert Travels

An excerpt from the soon-to-be released science fiction novel The Chronicles of Xannia: Time’s Tempest, written by M.J. Moores.

Poem by Merick

Blazing suns align with bitter winds

            to tire petrified bones;

                        Trudging, trudging, trudging


Daylight sleeps,

            the Evil word scars cracked skin

                        scraping away the man

                                    no longer walking alone.


Deep restlessness grinds the soul

            coarse as the sands of time;

                        Drifting, blowing, falling

                                    as oblivion trudges on.


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