Calum O’Connell | poetry | prelude


streetlamps haze orange 
along the bedroom wall, 
where our shadows flush 
& shiver. constant thought, 
breath following breath: 
do you...? could you...? 
i wait, catch your face 
in the halfway light. 

Beeper Peddle is a writer and healer living on the East Coast. She lives with her partner and their beloved soul puppy. Beeper writes about sorrows, lies, and deep loves. When you read her work, you will dip down into her heart and end up in all manner of body parts. Should you find yourself reflected in these words, it is merely coincidence; however, it does not surprise her you share the same heart. Find her at and @beeperpeddle on Twitter and Instagram

Calum O’Connell (any pronouns) is a queer writer and dabbler from Ireland. Their work has previously appeared in the lickety~split, Overheard, horse egg literary, and more. They can be found  on Twitter @caloconnell.