A Celebration of Irish women poets on Bloomsday 2020

A Celebration of Irish women poets on Bloomsday 2020

'Words Like Stars' by Roisin Ní Neachtain How they flow unformed Then fix themselves like the stars Shivering and held up Worshipped And I And they Staggering and squawking Sweating and squabbling Night and day Wobbling words Singing Dust Dust Dust Corrosive mantles Wrought to a stain Stain us Stain the water to the earth [...]

“The Moment Daphne Survived” and other poems by Maria Karapish

“The Moment Daphne Survived” and other poems by Maria Karapish

The Moment Daphne Survived First, it was my legs that went shooting down below the known world that knew me. As they reached further and further and continued to extend until I touched upon something safe and nurturing and secretive but liberating all at once, as my lower half Was shielded from your hungry eyes. [...]