Far, far out
Orange skies melted.
First to crusty red, then deepest blue-
Bits of heaven crumbled into the sea.
The clouds raced in slow motion,
Dragged by silver wires
Across that evening ceiling.
Eventually I woke the stars with a clap,
And they crawled under that fading cloak
To light the night.
Celia Nicole was born in Boston, Massuchussets where she lived her early childhood. She moved to London in 1995 where she was educated on an academic scholarship at the prestigious St Pauls Girls School.
He was slumped outside,
The backs of grey knees pressed hard on the
Amputated, his feet disappearing under