• Miguel G. Lourenço

INKTOBER 2018: Star, Day 8


Art and Poem by Miguel Guerreiro Lourenço

As a throwback to SCAVs, the webcomic I co-created with Anna Zee, I drew a sun with their spaceship coming out, full speed. As for the poem, I was inspired by an abusive relationship growing up. Below is the transcription:


I wept, wanting for the implosion

of a star that had blinded me

that had burnt me

that had boiled -----

my blood and scorched my

temper.

had his --------- gravitational pull

been weaker and I stronger

perhaps... perhaps,

I would have turned out differently

before his flame finally dissipated.

'Star'

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