apollo's interruption

Navy, steely blue;


sail me back

into the waiting arms

of darkness.


Guide me

into the warm embrace

of silent



For the dawn

is merciless,

and the birds

sing a song

I am not attuned to.

Adriana Acevedo is a Mexico City-based lesbian writer, translator, nap taker, and beer drinker. Every once in a while she dabbles in poetry, but horror fiction is what really rocks her boat. Besides horror, she enjoys writing about food, movies and shows, and sports. You can find her on Twitter @holyvaquita and on Medium.