My Personal Poetry Challenge: Part 3

Child’s shadow near a stream.
Image by Demi from Pixabay

The Edge of Shadows

If you watch the edge of a shadow —
stand still and silent
so not to disrupt the flow —
you can see its edge move,
eon slow, steady momentum

Advancing or retreating —
edged dim and bright,
cutting into the future —
carving out…



The Fifteenth Edition Of My Personal National Poetry Month Challenge

Trees on a sand dune.
Image by Iwona Olczyk from Pixabay

March of the Pines

The march of the pines
started early,
before the cresting sun
Groaning, cracking,
sharp-splintered marching

The soil once bathing their roots
grown too pale and fallow
even for pines

They are hiking,
scaling harsh, craggy slopes
up to cleaner air
and moist clouds



The Fourteenth Edition Of My Personal National Poetry Month Challenge

Couple shaped out of stars.
Image by Oleg Gamulinskiy from Pixabay

Green Against Blue

The green against blue
dares the reach
of something rooted,
branching skyward,

She was almost there
For a while, she was
every breath
and I stood in her shadow,
each unable to admit or act

we were green against…



The Thirteenth Edition Of My Personal National Poetry Month Challenge

Tree on the shore of a sea. The tree is bent from the wind over many years.
Image by Dimitris Vetsikas from Pixabay

Breath of Time

He breathes time,
a dreadful wind
and fine calamity

Chasing me down
wrapping me
in foul intent

I defend,
will not bow to
gales of time,

a storm not
of my making,
yet weakens me

from the inside,
chipping at my…



Part Twelve Of My National Poetry Month Personal Challenge

Image by athree23 from Pixabay


The number of sides is
a mathematical form;
a defined shape
But what truly defines
is the inside
Undefined by the outside;
the formula of experience,
the resonance of feeling,
a magical form
math cannot define

I’m the author of the…



Kevin J Fellows

Kevin J Fellows

Writer & Poet of speculative fantasy. Author of the novel At the End of the World. Stories & poetry in SFF publications you know.