Biography of Kelly Creighton
Kelly Creighton is a poet and fiction writer with work in literary journals The Stinging Fly, Long Story, Short, Wordlegs, The Galway Review, A New Ulster, The Boyne Berries and numerous other publications.
She was awarded second place in the Abroad Writers’ Conference Short Story Competition judged by Robert Olen Butler, long-listed for The RTE Guide/Penguin Ireland short story contest and shortlisted for the Carousel Writers.
Kelly Creighton's Works:
Kelly's poetry collection Three Primes was published by Lapwing Publications, Belfast, in September 2013.
Kelly Creighton Poems
At the poet’s reading people sit, read the paper before she begins. They read about portraits; the unflattering portrait of
Snowflakes are not like raindrops when they fall. Something could be said for how they take their own direction. Just as each snowflake is individual.
Snowflakes are not like raindrops when they fall.
Something could be said for how
they take their own direction.
Just as each snowflake is individual.
Elusive floats. Their own path to Earth,
to tops of cars and nooks of conifers.
The bigger flakes flutter down like the leaves
of a cherry blossom blown by Spring’s breath.
Snow lands on windscreens like the