RARE GLIMPSE

  I peal skin from secrets, I tear flesh from foolery, I face fragility’s reflection, catch this rare glimpse before it shatters. All Words and Photographs by Damien B. Donnelly Inspired by a #ShapePoetry Twitter prompt.

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KISS HIM

  ‘Kiss me before the light fades into the dream of what once was’ she pleads. Kiss him and fall, and then look for him, let her look for him, falling through the fine hold of false hope as he moves off to twist through other sheets. Kiss him and he is gone evaporated in […]

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THE REOCCURRING DREAM

  I have reoccurring dreams where I swim in seas where I have no feet but fins where I have guts and gills I have reoccurring dreams where I swim in seas where the bottom is boundless where possibilities are endless I have reoccurring dreams where I swim in seas while in reality I drown […]

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STRAWBERRY GUM, 100 WORD STORY

Michael was 18 and wore yellow trainers. He had dark curly hair which he hated. He had his whole life planned out. Kathy was 17 and was happy to be in his plans. She wore skirts in winter and pants in summer. She liked gum, strawberry gum and Michael. He’d kissed her at Becky’s birthday […]

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THE TRUTH IN THE WATER

  I see you, this morning in sweeping reflections in the waters, reflected in the sleeping stillness of the morning’s silence as if the world was looking up as if the sky had fallen down. I see a tree, a weeping sea of a tree, leaning, reflected in the waters, reflecting its reflection into milky […]

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