CIRCLING 

  We come together again and again to create, to comfort, to concede, to compromise, to be cohabitors hiding old habits but bound like a boomerang to fall back on ourselves in this constant search within the circle, praying for the little mercies to bring us back to a better completion of the circumference already […]

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BE AFRAID BUT BUY THE BOOK…

Halloween may be a month away but believe me; fear has come early this year. Tomorrow is the official release date for Gehenna and Hinnom’s Year’s Best Body Horror 2017 Anthology.  Do you like being scared; the fear finding its way into your flesh, hairs rising and sharpening, the silence being shattered by something sinister? […]

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BOUND 

  We are to the road bound, paved in method, measure and movement, we dig trenches, turn earth and choke with cement (no joke). We are to the light drawn, toward the harbor, the heat and the hope, bound to shore, to security, to bath and body (to stroke). We are seekers of shelter along […]

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SHROUDED IN HOPE 

  Even when shadows settle over me as shroud, beside me rests a light; a faith in what might still be allowed. All words and photographs by Damien B. Donnelly. Photograph taken at the Dior exhibition at the Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Paris. Inspired by a Twitter Prompt from #WrittenRiver

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ON THE PAGE 

  Temptation turns me like an open book & you read the truth of who I am between the naked lines skin transparent desire nowhere to hide.   All word and photographs by Damien B. Donnelly. Inspired by a Twitter Poetry Prompt from #SenseWrds

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POLAROID 

  Camera stands to capture all the memory cannot hold Stand. Strike. Flash before we fade. I hold a younger you in my older hands; lips just settling after a smile and your eyes; forever with questions I couldn’t answer and now all that stands is our silence; for the voice is never part of […]

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