Personal Essay

Inner Spaces

Reading To Illuminate Inner Spaces

Kevin J Fellows
2 min readDec 23, 2022


Woman reading near a window.
Photo by Priscilla Du Preez on Unsplash

Words sounded, exhaled;
imprinted in my mind,
written on my page.
But their meaning infirm,
their definitions incomplete.
Words recalled, and re-spoken
imprinted again to
take a new form.
Gaining the retina of
new understanding.
The process continues —
I in conversation with myself



Kevin J Fellows

Novelist & Poet. Author of At the End of the World and the poetry collection, An Important Sky. Fiction and poetry editor. Podcaster. More at: