Clarissa Aykroyd grew up in Victoria, Canada and studied at the University of Victoria.
She has also lived in Dublin and is now a resident of London, UK. Her work has recently appeared
in The Missing Slate, And Other Poems and Ink Sweat & Tears, and will shortly appear in
LAMDA Anthology of Verse and Prose Volume 18 and LAMDA Acting Anthology Volume 3.
She has been nominated for a 2015 Pushcart Prize by Muse Pie Press. Currently she
works as Publishing Coordinator for LAMDA. She is the author of a blog about poetry and poets,
The Stone and the Star http://thestoneandthestar.blogspot.co.uk/
I don't want your photograph
I don't need your photograph...
blowing light and they say
Turner was never here but
I see him painting the dark and
all the rays in between
in blue that existed nowhere
I am washed through
I am the sea that can hurl you
I am the wind that could take you
and my head is singing with shellsong
into the moon's waiting night