After–Alibi by Isabella Lewis

Another lover collides with you.

Iridescent, hollow eyes swallow, swimming,

Slipping under the surface of a sleepless scene,

A haunting dream, leaking into reality.

Life as a luxury, a legacy engraved

In your morals, in your flesh,

Scolding tears of passionless rage,

And unravelled thoughts that linger all the same.






Isabella LewisIsabella Lewis is an aspiring writer and poet currently living in Wokingham, where she attends a local Sixth Form. She is an avid reader and is inspired primarily by abnormal and absurd literature. She has been writing for many years but only recently began composing poetry. She mostly writes free verse or prose poetry, and the majority of her work reflects mental stability and the defying of social and political conventions.

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