A celebration of Irish Women Poets on Bloomsday 2019

A celebration of Irish Women Poets on Bloomsday 2019

"Yes" by Afric McGlinchey (after Molly Bloom in James Joyce’s Ulysses) …yes and then I touched my finger to his lips to stroke away the cider, and put it to mine and our tongues went plunging – such a lush sweetness – the grass so springy-soft on the cliff and the waves crashing below and [...]

‘Invisible Insane’ and other poems by Afric McGlinchey

‘Invisible Insane’ and other poems by Afric McGlinchey

Traces You can’t decide, you keep glancing between two lines of thought the whole length of the tree-hung street; and you recognise someone saying your name, and you go right up to the moment, right up to the third person within you, but they’re a different shape in some essential way, and you re-read your [...]

‘A Kind of Rescue’ and ‘Yes’ by Afric McGlinchey

A Kind Of Rescue Can’t inhale any more of his boulder-sized words, droops, like a fox’s tail caught in a shower of rain. His rage has turned her upside down, bringing out the other one, who launches    like a whale leaping from the ocean, while she disappears into nothingness. Later, comes to, to find [...]