1. illustration for Drown made by Alé Mercado

Float gently above;
relish in your paradise.
Prepare for the storm.

Fall down from the sky
to the depths of a lost sea.
Lonely, afraid: drown.

Lost inside your thoughts,
delve deeper into darkness.
Or swim to the shore.

About the Author

Ben Guilfoyle

Ben Guilfoyle is 16 and attends Coláiste Mhuire in Johnstown. Ben is a musician, magician and aspiring poet from Urlingford. He mainly writes poems in a haiku or rensaku format. His hope is that this is the first of many publications of his work.