A Poem from Filíocht Uladh by Máire Uí Chonboirne.

Ceacht   Tá an ghaoth ag séideadh ó cheann, 'ceann an bhaile, Tá an fharraige bogtha le neart, Tá mé féin gaibhte istigh ar an oileán 'S mo ghrása amuigh ar tír mór Tá an cleamhnas sé mhí iar a dhéanamh Bhí an tréigint i ndán dom ón tús Nuair a labhair sé an focal [...]

“Anchises” by Blanaid Salkeld

I wish he were the polar star in heaven, or the little Pleiads seven, And I would be the best astronomer that ever watched for even. I wish he were the sun from East to West- even for me to see...what of the rest?- I would not grudge their share, or mind... or if he [...]

A Saturday Woman Poet- Farrideh Hassanzadeh

THE FORGOTTEN UMBRELLA. Upon the sound of rain she took a pad of paper, a pen and a few words about a youngness, a loneliness and a next day; then rushed out. Her heart just as an umbrella left on the corner and was forgotten.' -by  Farrideh Hassanzadeh Last week I published Nelly Sachs in translation [...]