‘Longing’ by Shirley Wright

Longing Breath on the back of my neck, fingertips that slip away, footsteps behind me fading the more I strain to hear, felt as a shiver in the gut, the gravitational pull of planets, a gene lurking in strands of DNA like a song bound to endless repeats. I catch you in unsuspecting mirrors, a ghost in peripheral vision, the glance I cannot stop, the … Continue reading ‘Longing’ by Shirley Wright