Delighted to have made the shortlist for this Micro Flash Comp
I line boxes up along the windowsill, mirroring the line of birds picking Hawthorn berries, full of hope for the winter. Each one promises, to see me through the darkness ahead. It only takes a moment, for my hopes to vanish, all wings and shrill calls leaving the windowsill empty of anything but tea. Elisabeth Kelly i
— Read on www.selcouthstation.com/
My love poem that was published by Eyeflash poetry last year
OTZI AND THE GIANT’S EYESometimes, I feel I am curled up in the eye of a giant, light glints makes an iris out of sunbeams that winks from the depths of this ice sea. I forget for a moment, that suffocating pressure keeps me still as bonded molecules suspend me in a sphere of solid…
— Read on dodgingtherain.wordpress.com/2021/01/04/elisabeth-kelly-this-ice-sea/
Wonderful to have a wee poem in the October 2020 edition of The Honest Ulsterman. https://humag.co/poetry/we-light-fires
The beautiful BREAK micro pamphlet from Eyeflash arrived today. A delight available from https://www.eyeflashpoetry.co.uk/?post_type=product
It was so interesting being part of the editorial board for this international lit magazine. Being on the otherside has so many positives for my own writing. https://www.facebook.com/109075573983518/posts/219178226306585/?d=n
I love Autumn, I have never been able to stop the new pencils and folders optimism that was inbred after so many September school starts. I think it was further fed by university and loving everyone coming back after summer adventure – or in my case summer working in local pubs and an Edinburgh festival.
Some lovely poetry news. My poem Don’t Open the Door is to be included in a spooky Halloween Anthology produced by Hedgehog Poetry Press.