Morning comes as a secret on soft, sanded stones
stacked high – sun
struggling to peer
and so they remain untouched,
Lazy feet drag on mottled tiles,
their punctured limestone crumbling,
surfaces peppered with lazy graffiti
by hands too hot to commit to detail.
Isabelle Kenyon is currently a northern, UK-based poet. Isabelle is the author of This is not a Spectacle, micro chapbook The Trees Whispered (Origami Poetry Press) and Digging Holes to Another Continent (Clare Songbirds Publishing House, New York). She is the editor of Fly on the Wall Press, a small press for charitable anthologies, the latest of which is Please Hear What I’m Not Saying, which raises money for UK mental health charity, Mind, and came runner-up for Best Anthology at the 2018 Saboteur Awards.
Her poems have been published in many poetry anthologies, such as The Road To Clevedon Pier and the Inkyneedles anthology. She has had poems published in literary journals such as The Blue Nib, The Pangolin Review, I am not a silent poet, Eskimo Pie, Scrittura Magazine, Anti-Heroin Chic, Bewildering Stories and Literary Yard.