“Awaken” and other poems by Sinead McGuigan

Awaken For what are dreams without eyes to look upon melancholic fields of truth? They plunder my feverish plight, sanctify my most chaste body strewn, break the silence of dagger tears as gentle breezes dance upon the blades. Awakened by soft mountain dew, transparent memories nourish parched lips. Darkened thoughts stretch to bloom, sun reflections […]

“You Will Remain an Example” by Tal Al-Mallouhi for Day of the Imprisoned Writer 15/11/2019

Originally posted on Poethead:
You will remain an example (To Gandhi)   I will walk with all walking people And no I will not stand still Just to watch the passers-by   This is my homeland   In which I have A palm tree A drop in a cloud And a grave to protect me…

“Cinderella Tráth” and other poems by Aoibhe Ní Loingsigh

Cinderella Tráth Chaill sí a bróg (agus a croí) I bpobal I gConnemara, Rud simplí ab ea é ag tarlú ó thús staire, Cad a tharla dár gcailín óg, dár ‘Cinderella,’ Phóg a buachaill álainn deas cailín éigean eile, D’Fhág sí cuid dá anam ag glanadh miasa go tapaidh, Tom-Bán ag míniú nuacht dóibh “Bhreatain, […]