A Taste of Soylent

She left Earth for the frozen seas of Ceres, to dig to the core and make a fortune in gold.

She left behind her heart but she said she would come back.

“I will return,” she said, “and I’ll bring back the gold, and the soylent in my kiss.”

But she never did return and her lover still waits for the soylent and the gold, and the promise of a kiss.

September 17, 2017