“The Dream Clock” and other visual poetry by Susan Connolly

Susan Connolly’s first collection of poetry For the Stranger was published by the Dedalus Press in 1993. She was awarded the Patrick and Katherine Kavanagh Fellowship in Poetry in 2001. Her second collection Forest Music was published by Shearsman Books in 2009. Shearsman published her chapbook The Sun-Artist: a book of pattern poems in 2013. […]

AND AGAMEMNON DEAD : An Anthology of Early Twenty First Century Irish Poetry

Originally posted on Michael J. Whelan – Writer:
And Agamemnon DeadAn Anthology of Early Twenty First Century Irish PoetryEdited by Peter O’Neill & Walter Ruhlmann Hi everyone, I’m really happy to announce that a brand new anthology of contemporary Irish poetry has been published today (St Patrick’s Day) in Paris and I am also delighted…

“I Was Swallowed by a Harry Clarke Window” and other poems by Niamh Boyce

I was swallowed by a Harry Clark window.   All that flesh. So exquisitely etched. Decked in magenta, Prussian, cobalt, lemon even the halos are mandarin. And, oh so sweet are those cool palms that peek from viridian pashminas to pray and bless.   I’m on the side altar, reverent, gazing mouth open, keeping clear […]