of the nothing of by Michael McAloran

of the nothing of . Paperback: 182 Pages Oneiros Books 2014 Cover is © Tadhg Murray    …I genuflect to nothing, in a vacancy of shit..   (from of the none exposed) Michael McAloran’s of the nothing of is subtly related to another of his works with Oneiros Books All Stepped/Undone. While both collections have a loosely tripartite structure, in…

The Geometry of Love Between the Elements by Fióna Bolger

Caught in the Cross Hairs   I bury my face in the thickness of your hair the darkness, the softness, the smell raw brain sweat, your innermost thoughts desire become scent   beneath the softness the hard skull skin a barrier you need and I want to penetrate   to enter see the wiring observe…

Signature

Poems from ‘Signature’   thistle roll   thistle roll twig sphere scatters a   thicket clump looks alive, its red-tipped a   blown-feather bag blown to   a bird-corpse let lie its throat opened out   purple the thistle-roll and hue, purple the cry   tear   a field of ewes, their winter wool loose…