He is clarinets and midnight rainbows
he is sunlight rolling
down the stairs of a basement cafe
his shoulders have carried me, unknowingly,
through swirling times
of paper cuts and acid drops
we are two trees, creaking
Steve Denehan lives in Kildare, Ireland with his wife Eimear and daughter Robin. Recent publication credits include Better Than Starbucks, Fowl Feathered Review, a "microchapbook" as part of the Origami Poems Project, Terror House Magazine, Dual Coast, The Opiate, Sky Island Journal, Poetry Quarterly, Evening Street Review, The Folded Word, Ink In Thirds, and Third Wednesday. One of his poems was recently shortlisted for the Ireland Poetry Day Competition. His chapbook, Of Thunder, Pearls and Birdsong is available from Fowlpox Press.