XV. The Shadow

Nocturne
by Rochelle Roberts | October 3, 2020

a ghost held inside
my chest, pooling like
smoke wrapped around
my lungs in an incantation
of sweat-soaked sheets
and hyper-sensitivity


Rochelle Roberts (she/her) is a writer from London. Her work has been published or is forthcoming with Merak magazine, Streetcake magazine, and Eye Flash Poetry. In 2019, she was shortlisted for Streetcake magazine’s prize for Experimental Writing.