A Poem– “Burst”



Connected by magnetic felicity–

A spark lit by mutual fancy;

our connection consonant with our laughter.

Friendship nurtured by common kindling,

growing bright and warm—

burning light like the sun—

fiery love, we were one—

and just like that, it was gone.

In my heart, the ember glows;

You cannot deny your soul still knows

what vestige of truth burns between us.


About A. E. Wallace aka [EL] Selkie

Ann Wallace holds a degree from the University of Texas at El Paso in Mass Communications and minored in Creative Writing. She worked at the NBC Affiliate Newschannel9 in El Paso, was a journalist for the El Paso Diocese Catholic Newspaper, held writing workshops with The Tumblewords Project, performed as a Slam Poet and published poetry in small literary magazines. She is now an ex-pat in the UK where she lives, knits, games, works and writes. View all posts by A. E. Wallace aka [EL] Selkie

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