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


Bobbie Sparrow is a poetry writing Psychotherapist. Her poems have been published in both national and international journals including
Orbis, Crannog and
Skylight 47. Her work has been translated into Italian for Inkroci magazine. Bobbie was the Featured reader at the Over The Edge open Mic August 2017 and at the Far From event in Cuírt festival of literature 2018. She is a founding member of Poet's Abroad, an international online collaborative poetry group. Their recent chapbook, something we were supposed to do, shortlisted in the Locked Horns inaugural chapbook competition. Bobbie was awarded 3rd prize for her Chapbook in the Blue Nib Chap book competition 2018.

Bobbie Sparrow

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the unearthly hour –
windows open for air
to curl about sleeping heads
then    a million feathered
notes find my ears
sleep will not take me back
throws me to the birds
I slide from my bed
alert to the score
that roused me to the day