wallssilent screams sound to dead earsMore Like This
walls don’t understand, though they hear
i whisper instead, my throat raw
walls turn and shrug, they saw
garbled words run through the brick
glitched text and soft mortar let nothing stick
rusty phones lie next to smashed keys
gallons of ink wasted, sacrificed martyr trees
my hands are broken, my tongue taken out
with still so much needed to talk about
in more ways than one
STC: Gentlemen Prefer Orions: Chapter 1More Like This
March 31, 2269
Although all the members of Calypso’s crew had visited a number of different systems, the sight of the Andorian homeworld with its mother planet as a backdrop behind it was a very impressive one. The primary world, Andor, was an enormous blue gas giant with a ring system that rivalled that of Saturn. Andor’s largest moon, Andoria, was an equally beautiful, blue and white globe.
“Entering standard orbit,” Garadun announced as the Class-P world grew very large on the viewscreen and then began to rotate beneath them.
“That’s a hell of a sight,” Jan Koor remarked. “My first time here.”
“For all of us, I believe,” said Nessa, and got nods of confirmation.
“She’s beautiful, that’s for sure,” Cera remarked admiringly from where she sat in the captain’s chair. She glanced at her cousin. “Would you ag