By Aisling Le Gros


In a very small room

Lived a very big Love

Such a thing was rare to find.

Then a cup got thrown

And a window smashed

And the door was opened wide

To find an angry boy

With a Bloody hand,

And a girl still by his side.




Aisling Le Gros is a BA (Hons) Illustration graduate of Norwich University of the Arts, UK. She has spent the last two years working in Kerry, Ireland, as a freelance Illustrator and Graphic Designer. Although visual arts is the form which dominants her self expression, Aisling finds poetry an exciting and refreshing creative platform to explore personal themes. In A Very Small Room is one of five taken from a series of personal poems titled A Tainted Love. Aisling’s website is available at