shot glass
"... brevity is the soul of wit ..."
- William Shakespeare


Conor Kelly was born in Dublin (1952) and spent his adult life teaching in a school in the Dublin suburbs. He retired to a small village in the Charente region of France to play boules, sample the local cuisine and run his twitter site, @poemtoday, dedicated to the short poem.

Conor Kelly

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A Brief Poem on the Brevity of Love

Two ice-cubes rattle in a glass of rum,
To chill, then melt; an image we become.