Break Through

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December 22, 2021 by The Citron Review

by Patrick Williamson


Thoughts now calm and empty
       travel on the water surface
these eyes perceive a lightness
to be human and recognize
       cannot be enough for one
the images tremble like waves
focus on the other, in dark
       where limbs and mouths,
in rapture, love wildly.


Patrick Williamson hails from the UK. Poetry, translation, short stories in Antonym, Paris LitUp, Opiate Magazine, Tupelo Quarterly, The Black Bough, The Fortnightly Review. Latest poetry collection Traversi (Samuele Editore, Italy), the third with this publisher. Other collections with The Red Ceilings press, Corrupt Press, L’Harmattan. Editor and translator of The Parley Tree, An Anthology of Poets from French-speaking Africa and the Arab World (Arc Publications). Member of transnational literary agency Linguafranca.





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