Chaplet I. A conversation among trees I cannot hear what they are saying, that young girl and the tree, their whispers are intimate, ceaseless. I am sunk into a conifer hedge, tamped into a wall, threaded into the blue ivy. This is a warm chaplet against the rain, I would lie here if it wasn't for the [...]
All Things Can Tempt Me From This Craft by Eilis Ní Dhuibhne Rain twists like a tornado in my distracted head. Ideas drip slow as saline into my dreaming bed. from Mark my Words, Meditations by Eilis Ní Dhuibhne,The Night Garden Alice Maher. 2007 RHA, Ely Place.
A Saturday Woman Poet 2010 , some Women Writers from the Poethead blog . The Saturday Woman Poet category of Poethead is related to other categories and themes within this site called , 25 Pins in a Packet , Women Creators, A Saturday Woman Poet and Saturday Women Poets. I will be adding those links and archives at [...]
My Angel of a Secretary by Eilis Ní Dhuibhne, From Mark my Words. I was sitting at my desk Outside the boss's office Replying to emails From candidates for places On the courses we offer; The effective saint; Managing eternity efficiently Level Two; Create the world workshops (NB Seven Day Course). Then what happens? This [...]
Whale by Daragh Breen; November Press, Published 2010. In the Earth’s oceans, the King Whale, like a worm trailing silk, dragged the first lines of Longitude and Latitude about the globe, holding it tight in its mesh. Currach Oars They are carved from the bone of those same elk-antlers that once scratched across the icy [...]