Monthly Archives: July 2013

Poem fragments

Arctic ice melted/ We watched through fish eyed lens/ Obscured to the truth/ Hugg’d machineries of doom/ strangled slowly by coal stacked umbilical/ nature pregnant woes/ Still born in the womb/ Surgeons walked away another miscarriage/ We acted too late.

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Suicide Is Not Beautiful

Very interesting discussion on feminism, poetry and suicide.

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Poetry submissions for A New Ulster

Issue 11 of A New Ulster is open for submissions online copies will be available to read from the 4th of August. Closing date for submissions is the 28th. Here’s how to contact the ezine https://sites.google.com/site/anewulster/contact-us-1

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Preview of Lord’s of the Hill

I have a book of poetry with a small publishers it will be abut a year before it is released. In the meantime here’s a link to the preview copy for those who want to take a look. It isn’t … Continue reading

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My latest poem

The Willow Child Stick-thin, blond-haired the freckled waif A stray gust of wind threatened to crush, Dusty, wasteland grey, soot baked streets,Terracotta walls: rusty metal bars held us together. Every breath a struggle for urban life.Crippled the frail form, clothes … Continue reading

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Poems about Bangor

Bangor Poems Days out I remember summer day trips to Bangor with my family From Bombed out red brick and mortar Belfast to Sunbleached Bangor streets I felt like Kojac  with my lolly staring down the sloping streets towards the … Continue reading

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Issue ten of A New Ulster is now available to read

There is some very impressive work in this issue and we have material from Kelly Creighton, Neil Ellman, Chris Murray and many more. If you enjoy poetry drop on by and check it out.

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