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Edward Lee – 2 poems

FEAR

            

The tattoo

of your fist

on my skin

still lingers;

            

some nights

I feel it itch

and the fear

that always comes

with it, the fear

your fist burst

inside me wide.

            

CONSUMED

            

Grief consumes my heart,

a cancer devastating

all in its indifferent path,

            

almost a kissing cousin

to the cancer

that took you from me,

savage and swiftly.

            

Edward Lee’s poetry, short stories, non-fiction and photography have been published in magazines in Ireland, England and America, including The Stinging Fly, Skylight 47, Acumen, The Blue Nib and Poetry Wales.  His play ‘Wall’ was part of Druid Theatre’s Druid Debuts 2020. His debut poetry collection “Playing Poohsticks On Ha’Penny Bridge” was published in 2010. He is currently working towards a second collection.

He also makes musical noise under the names Ayahuasca Collective, Orson Carroll, Lego Figures Fighting, and Pale Blond Boy.

His blog/website can be found at https://edwardmlee.wordpress.com

By Heavenly Flower Publishing

Bindweed Magazine publishes two anthologies each year: Midsummer Madness and Winter Wonderland. Bindweed is run as a not for profit, labour of love endeavour by an author/poet couple: Leilanie Stewart and Joseph Robert. Bindweed can be found at https://bindweedmagazine.wordpress.com

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