By Lucy Spooner
A hummingbird could flap its tiny wings
Four thousand times in this minute alone
My heart beats not so fast, but still it sings
And leads me onward into the unknown
If only love made such a bright display
As hummingbird wings; then I’d know the way
L Spooner is a UK-based author who spends time outside her day job writing short stories and poems, and working on her first novel. She has previously had her work included in the Electric Reads Young Writers Anthology 2016, as well as a short story ‘The Halfway House of Horrors’ published online by Writer Writer.