This Time of the Year

It’s this time of year
when I think about you the most –

and the soft static
of your skin,

and the voltage
of your eyes,

and your electric scent.

and the charge
your dissolved into.

© Keighley Perkins


About handshedown

Keighley Perkins is a Cardiff-based poet whose influences include Anis Mojgani, Selima Hill and Richard Brautigan. Her work has previously been published in "Acumen", "Elbow Room", "Erbacce", "Fire", "Northwind" and "Obsessed with Pipework". She can also be found online on Twitter at @handshedown. View all posts by handshedown

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