Sky Collection
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Sky Collection

How Do I Know I Am A Writer?

A Poem to Explain

A colourfully painted image of an owl

Two words jolt me as I drift into sleep,
Two words annoy me, as I wish to sleep,
Two words “but” and “if” play hide and seek,
A coy lustering act to havoc wreak.

I hear the teasing call as the words
tantalize and form crisscross lines craving
to connect and give me their raison…



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Sylvia Wohlfarth

An Irish-Nigerian soul living in Ireland after 40 years in Germany. A social anthropologist, English teacher, and more. With stories to share; and an opinion…