The Archer

By J.D.

I take aim
Correct form
Exhale
Release

The word hangs
In the air
A whisper
A whisper

I lower my arm
I lower my voice
I say
I just thought
You should know

My heart-drum
Pounds
Time in ice
Inhale the frost

Wait for the target
To receive
Or reject
The aro

Published by aaaliteraryjournal

A literary journal dedicated to Asexual, Aromantic, and Agender storytelling, through poetry, essays, fiction, creative nonfiction, etc. We will publish on our page when submissions are open. You may now also follow us on Twitter at @AaaLiterary.

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