‘Glendalough Sonnet’ and other poems by Angela Patten

Glendalough Sonnet   Rain and relatives, relatives and rain. In Glendalough’s monastic town a jackdaw baby thrusts his downy head out of a round tower putlock and raises an ungodly yellow beak to squawk at gawking tourists snapping cellphones, the spines of their umbrellas dripping on the ancient bullaun stones where monks once mixed their […]

Three poems inspired by Ric Carfagna, Rus Khomutoff

Vintage ghosts of joy and sadness a saccharine statement the highest expression of the autopoetic force the incarnation and withdrawal of a God declaration of hither swarms accretion of the torrential becoming instances emancipated from all anxieties and frustrations in the anagogic phase made dizzy by the hybris a regular pulsating metre of recurrence   […]