BORDERS AND BOUNDARIES, NO.27, NAPOWRIMO

 

I have these lines on my skin 

that illuminate 

when the light fades

as if to ruminate 

on the tracks 

you’ve traced 

along these veins

 

like sparks

still falling 

after the light 

has parted.

All words and drawings by Damien B. Donnelly

Published by deuxiemepeau

Published poet, writer, baker and former fashion maker, with footprints in Paris, London and Amsterdam but currently back home in Dublin with sights aimed at leaving a mark on the West coast one clear fine day...

6 thoughts on “BORDERS AND BOUNDARIES, NO.27, NAPOWRIMO

  1. Wow, that’s deep, Dami.
    I just had to read it again and again as there is so much said in those few beautiful words. So many possible causes for lines on the skin and each offers a completely different perspective…
    Poetry at its best!

    I hope, those wild herbs we prefer to let grow in respect provide lots of healing and strength where needed.
    Much Love,
    Steffi

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