A PANICKED PULL

— Beat. Break. Beat. Break. — Is there a monitor of these movements                 that shift beneath the skin? A rummaging within the ribs. I hear a broken bird                 beating against the bars of its cage, broken. – All organs […]

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MOTION

We stop and start like trains caught between tracks, caught between the gaps of where to go and how to get back. We stop and start like trolleys left wheel veering right, right wheel now left of the centre but the centre falls apart. We stop and start like breath the taking in and letting […]

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PERFUMED POISON 

  Coffee and smoke; A perfumed poison, Linger, Devour and drink This thing, This delicious desire; You naked, I need a cup, A kiss, A breath of you, One morning to make an eternity. All words by Damien B. Donnelly Inspired by the poetry magnet oracle.

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I CAME TO THE CITY, PART 13; CAPTURE BEAUTY

  Beauty is breathtaking where breath is less and beauty is all. Beauty is breathtaking before it’s been taken from you, then we are no longer bound to blind and breath is less and less and less. We breathe in beauty in excess as if it were endless, as if we were never bound to […]

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STILL

Day 26: National Poetry Writing Month #NaPoWriMo Still morning, still forming, breath baying over brook and bank, still learning, still changing, stillness flowing through field and thought, still searching,  still drinking, the night passing,  the day not yet told, still waving, still rippling,  still remembering that which is done, still cloud, still covering, awaken not […]

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BREAK

  As the soul departs on the last breath, we, with breath in bounty, break All Words and Photographs by Damien B. Donnelly

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ABSENCE

I wake up to the stillness, to the stillness of the silence, to the stillness of the silence beneath the shadows,  to the stillness of the silence beneath the shadows in your absence, still so present within all this emptiness and then I realise how much more room there is to breath. All Words and […]

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