Take your journeys home by Christopher Hopkins

Take your journeys home

Bonfire skies light up
in shutter speed.

The thunder claps roll away,

and I can’t tell
if the sound is heaven
or the infrasound of traffic,
dual bound.
Away, away.

A slowing S.O.S.
of rain from the gutter spill,
as the storm takes its journey home.

Away, away.

Christopher Hopkins, was born and raised in Neath, South Wales, surrounded by machines and mountains, until he moved to Oxford in his early twenties. He currently resides in Canterbury and works for the NHS. Christopher has had poems published in Rust & Moth, The Journal, Harbinger Asylum, Scarlet Leaf Review, Anti-Heroin Chic, Tuck Magazine, Dissident Voice magazine, Versewrights, Poetry Superhighway and Duane’s PoeTree and the online literary journal 1947. Two of his early e-book pamphlets “Imagination Is My Gun” and “Exit From A Moving Car” are available on Amazon.

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