Allison Grayhurst


You are far, without a face.
Six nights on the bed beside
your brooding limbs, the covers
piled between us like a clotted vein.
I know you are sad, but it is never
enough just to say it,
to feel my arms full of your aching,
feel the fine fibres of isolation
choke your core until only the cramp remains.
And the longing in your eyes knows no bounds.

Allison Grayhurst is a member of the League of Canadian Poets. Three times nominated for Sundress Publications “Best of the Net” 2015, she has over 950 poems published in over 400 international journals. She has twelve published books of poetry, seven collections, nine chapbooks, and a chapbook pending publication. She lives in Toronto with her family. She is a vegan. She also sculpts, working with clay:  

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