Poetry Against Blasphemy Laws : ‘Over the Edge’.

It’s great when your government ministers do not recognise their own traditions of blasphemy, thats mostly because they have little in the way of time to read a book- though one hopes when they are fcked out next election that they will increase their literacy level… Ireland has a wonderful tradition of blasphemic utterance, in…

The ‘Ephemera’ Titles on Poethead.

Anyone who reads this site (and lots do) will note that there are titles Ephemera I-VI I did not start an Ephemera Category , nor do I much feel like developing one. It’s mostly direct C+P without operating links from email leakage or indeed from one or other site that I happen to contribute on.…

Ágnes Nagy’s Poetic Prose translated by Hugh Maxton.

From ‘Leaf-Stalks’ “Yet I would not dismiss the nonentities. The things that nearly are not. Journey of woodbine, ampelopsis on the ancient walls (of garden and its house), clutch of tendrils and trailing plants, the shuffling of their minute paws, with pads of suction for terminals of their thread-like minute fingers, and claws, green zig-zag path of lizards…