Anne Walsh Donnelly lives in Castleber, Co. Mayo. Her work has been published in The Irish Times, Crannog and Boyne Berries. One of her poems was highly commended in the OTE New Writer of the Year Award (2017). She was a featured reader at the May 2018 Over The Edge Open Reading. She won the Winter/Spring 2017/18 Blue Nib poetry chapbook competition.
NavigatorA hawk head of a sun.Neck line & forearms,wind hushed redfrom the grip of the unexpected heat. I watch youin this flipped world.Navigator.Stargazer of the flicker constellation,a flash gun sea.The many hands of light.You are auburn goldin the rub.Unpicked by scavengers,by questions, breathing like an ordinary day.Form of shadows & lightplay in the space by your side,between you & me,the