Wednesday, August 7, 2013

Mono-oxide ~ P. A. Levy

i was chemical you was oxygen
that’s how it all began
and i collected
the elements of every kiss
you’d left on my lips
keepsakes trapped in petri dishes

over time we became
a breathless reaction
long shadows holding hands
on the edge of sound
un-hale me you said
leaving me blue
hypoxic over the rust of ex you

Born East London but now residing amongst the hedge mumblers of rural Suffolk, P.A.Levy has been published in many magazines, both on line and in print, from ‘A cappella Zoo’ to ‘Zygote In My Coffee’ and many stations in-between.  He is also a founding member of the Clueless Collective and can be found loitering on page corners and wearing hoodies at

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