Tag Archives: Holywood

Dragging Dead Limbs by Jessica Ni Leacai

My legs eating the cement, how they choked on punctiates, dug, digging pot holes in steps. These feet pulling in gravel, how they dragged your weight, run, running quick sand in veins. Your traction a pulley in me, how my … Continue reading

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A Worm Ate Inside Me by Jessica Ni Leacai

I wished myself the stem, a flower blooming How you stunned my growth, with sharp shears The roots of me withered, you poisoned them Life bled from my leaves, veins viciously cut Your weeds arrogate my being, parasites implanting bile … Continue reading

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A Tree Cut Down In Vain by Jessica Ni Leacai

How demanding you are How your silence harms my soul, my heart Of these broken branches No seedlings sprout forth from this hollowed trunk What hazard am I? Too harsh for refinement? Why must I stammer each rivet cut from me? … Continue reading

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No Candle To Burn by Jessica Ni Leacai

The thoughts leak through me like liquid parafin Wax in no shape, no candle, wickless heart deliquesced. Merely wasted me of light, mishapen ornament bemused. Empty moments like molten lava, your excessive burning. Demolition incurred to emotes, inconsistencies of character. … Continue reading

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Disintegrated Soul by Jessica Ni Leacai

I lack the cold, you forbade me. Only ice crystals, shackle you there. Your warmth agnosises, omits a flame. What dare it, imbust fire inflamed. My furnace empty, No iced coals. You left ashes, here for winds. This poem can … Continue reading

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Price A Paid Pain by Jessica Ni Leacai

Price A Paid Pain by Jessica Ni Leacai Penance paid,I stay, skin stripped of me, melanin melted, a solar heat,has no presence here, cold clinging to my bones Thirst taken, I recall, reused repeats of  past, pretences perculiar, as if … Continue reading

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Fear Unescorted by Jessica Ni Leacai

Fear Unescorted by Jessica Ni Leacai   Leaving, I worried you would, I tore it in me, memorandum, note to self, seared slowly, mind’s cavity, caustic soda scaring muscles of metred mentality Grasping, torturously to you, I bottle emotes in every … Continue reading

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