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ellie Feb 20
They went out without me:
slice of skin off my thumb

Said something stupid:
patch of skin torn from my lips

Can't breathe in another crowd:
rip skin from my fingerprint

Not good enough:
nail cutters to my fingers
Ugly face:
tweezers to my breast
Disgusting body:
compass to my leg

Chew, Chew, Chew,
the Train never stops
  Feb 11 ellie
Donall Dempsey

I like to say
your name

when you're
not here

turn you
into sound

conjure you out of
thin air

so that you appear
before me

dressed in sound

memory sketching in
the rest of you

as if sound
was just an outline

and love
colours you in

adding the voice last
so I can hear you say.

"Hello you..!"
and there you are

as present
as present

can be.

I like to say
your name

when you're
not there.
  Feb 9 ellie
Leo Janowick
"It is never too late to be
what you might have been."
ellie Feb 9
Like fireflies, they dance
around my head, teasing,
promising resolution.

I can't catch them,
too quick for my heavy hands.

Movement on my fingertips,
but the light dims just as fast.

Frustration closes my eyes.
Defeat sweeps my mind clean.


My eyes snap open,
The light blinding,
and finally,
pen can meet paper.
Inspired by Ted Hughes' 'Thought Fox'
  Feb 7 ellie
Lara Ozdemir
you gentle soul
smooth creature
the one who loves through grace
and moves unapologetically
i love you especially
  Feb 7 ellie
you dip, you turn, you smudge,
but yet you seem still and desolate, vibrant colours from your reflection, smothered by the disease of life,
it injects itself into everyone but,
people know not of its presence;
you seem to be the only one.
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