A Celebration of Women’s Poetry for International Women’s Day 2018

A Celebration of Women’s Poetry for International Women’s Day 2018

  'A History of Love Letters' by Seanín Hughes   Miss said every time I told a lie, Baby Jesus had a nail hammered into his hand. She said I had a sad mouth, corners downturned, pointing to hell.   Stephen with the p-h had a mouth like sunshine. I gave him a token: a tiny toy [...]

‘The Salt Escape’ and other poems by Jude Cowan Montague

‘The Salt Escape’ and other poems by Jude Cowan Montague

Too North   Due to the severe cold we worked continuously just to keep alive.   Sometimes our clothing was frozen so hard over our tattoos   we were unable to enter our bunks until we threw hot water over each other.   Our skipper had been urged not to trust the charts but to [...]