Category: Poetry Journals
Protected: At the Crane Bar ; Crannóg #31
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The difficulty with muses
It seems that muses, those shadowy goddesses who influence writers, are limited under current editorial and employment injunctions to give inspiration alone to great male poets. Or so Simon Gough would have us believe. Muses apparently perform some type of quasi-sexual inspirational function and it doesn’t matter if they are girls or boys, once the poet…
Issue 22 of the Southword Literary Journal is now online
Issue 22 of the Southword Literary Journal of the Munster Literature Centre is now online. I am adding one of my published poems from Southword 22, a contents page from the journal, and a link to the Munster Literature Centre’s homepage. Please do visit the poetry, review and essay pages, as well as the other three poems…
‘Roxy’ and ‘Nanna Slut’s Long Close Summer’ by Kit Fryatt
Roxy Bonny Sandy breaks my heart no coming to couch the night & his blade red wine & his thrapplejammer white wine bonny Sandy brooks my hurt this ae night ilka night & the horns of young green wine bonny Sandy brakes his hart. Love whinges & crines. The bonny knight in ague sweat & his ain…
The Burning Bush Revival Meeting is online
The Burning Bush 2 went online this very week, and there is a little poem in it by myself written in Barcelona. Even a short holiday makes me miss the winds and lakes in Ireland! I am adding here the link to the Burning Bush landing page, along with a list of poets therein, and…
2011 poetry news, and online information for poets.
Given that the Irish Times Books of the Year did not make mention of poetry books for 2011, I thought to add some links to Irish poetry presses and imprints for those readers of poetry who are not catered for in the list-system. I have to say that I do not think of such ephemera…