Romanichals in the 1950’s (i) covels packed chavies scrubbed clean me rackley’s bal washed with panni the grai grizhomed holled (ii) opre and gel on dikk the next atchin tan a fellow chal pookers kushti bokt Romani words: Romanichals – English Romanies; Covels – belongings; Chavies – children; rackley’s – girls; Grai – horses; Grizhomed […]Continue reading "‘a song to rest the tired dead’ and other poems by Raine Geoghegan, MA"
Alice and her Stilettoes We always walked faster past her little house on the brae. Every so often she’d scuttle out and snare us, clutching a plastic bag with the highest heels, scuffed and peeling, ready for the cobbler’s vice. Her elfin face powdered, her fuchsia mouth pursed, the stain snaked onto her snaggled teeth, […]Continue reading "“Alice and her Stilettoes” and other poems by Lorraine Carey"
I see the blue, the green, the golden and the red, I have forgotten all the angel said. The flower, the leaf, the meadow and the tree, But of the words I have no memory. I heard the swift, the martin, and the wren, But what was told me, past all thought is gone. The […]Continue reading "‘Angelus’ by Kathleen Raine."
The presence of nature in my winter room With curtains drawn across the clouds and stars, lakes, fells, and green sweet meadows far away Is fire, older and more wild than they. Fire will outlast them all and take them all For into fire the autumn woods must fall. Spring blossoming is the slow combustion […]Continue reading "“Winter Fire” by Kathleen Raine."
Contact Chris Murray by using the below form or mail to: c(dot)elizabethmurray(at)gmail(dot)com An index of women poets published on Poethead 2008-2021 A Kira A Fizza Abbas Shanta Acharya Aishling Alanna Heffernan Anna Akhmatova I Anna Akhmatova II Anna Akhmatova III Gülten Akın Chris Allen I Chris Allen II Dvora Amir Lisa Ardill Arathy Asok Margaret Atwood Candi […]Continue reading "Contact Form"