My song is more than silhouette: ‘The Lares Series’ at Indelible Literary Journal

My song is more than silhouette: ‘The Lares Series’ at Indelible Literary Journal

The below preamble and poems are excerpted from the Lares Series, composed between April 2020 and November 2020. The entire series can be read (and downloaded) Via Indelible Literary Journal. 'Lares' is dedicated in gratitude to Eavan Boland (1944-2020). The series derives from my current MSS in progress. My most grateful thanks to Roula-Maria Dib [...]

‘Fourteen days’ and other poems by Maeve O’Sullivan

‘Fourteen days’ and other poems by Maeve O’Sullivan

  Sri Lanka haiku after traveller's tummy -- a calming breakfast on the Laccadive Sea ˜ handbag-free no iPhone to count my steps -- beach walk ˜ Gangaramaya shrine... an old lady adds some jasmine to our flower tray ˜ accompanying us uphill to the sacred footprint -- frog tones ˜ the temple's lily pond [...]

A Celebration of Irish Women Poets on Bloomsday 2012

Nuala Ní Chonchúir is a writer and poet, who has contributed poems and translations to the blog over sometime. I am linking here to her poetry collections page  La Pucelle   In the hush of my father’s house, before dusk rustles over the horizon, I take off the dress my mother made -it’s as ruby red as [...]