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


Edward Lee's poetry, short stories, non-fiction and photography have been published in magazines in Ireland, England and America, including The Stinging Fly, Skylight 47, Acumen and Smiths Knoll. His debut poetry collection "Playing Poohsticks On Ha'Penny Bridge" was published in 2010. He is currently working towards a second collection. He also makes musical noise under the names Ayahuasca Collective, Lewis Milne, Orson Carroll, Blinded Architect, Lego Figures Fighting, and Pale Blond Boy. His Facebook page can be found at

Edward Lee

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This Late Endless Hour

The watch I wear
to cover my scars
is talking to the broken clock
on the splintered wall, scratching whispers
I cannot decipher.

My scars itch
towards heat
as I listen,
sleep unable to find me
in the unnatural darkness
of my troubled mind.