Tag: Alice Maher
“Chaplet” by C. Murray
Chaplet I. A conversation among trees I cannot hear what they are saying, that young girl and the tree, their whispers are intimate, ceaseless. I am sunk into a conifer hedge, tamped into a wall, threaded into the blue ivy. This is a warm chaplet against the rain, I would lie here if it wasn’t for the…
‘All Things Can Tempt Me From This Craft’ a poem by Éilís Ní Dhuibhne.
All Things Can Tempt Me From This Craft by Eilis Ní Dhuibhne Rain twists like a tornado in my distracted head. Ideas drip slow as saline into my dreaming bed. from Mark my Words, Meditations by Eilis Ní Dhuibhne,The Night Garden Alice Maher. 2007 RHA, Ely Place.
A Saturday Woman Poet, Women Writers On Poethead in 2010.
A Saturday Woman Poet 2010 , some Women Writers from the Poethead blog . The Saturday Woman Poet category of Poethead is related to other categories and themes within this site called , 25 Pins in a Packet , Women Creators, A Saturday Woman Poet and Saturday Women Poets. I will be adding those links and archives at…
“Mark My Words” by Eilis Ní Dhuibhne
My Angel of a Secretary by Eilis Ní Dhuibhne, From Mark my Words. I was sitting at my desk Outside the boss’s office Replying to emails From candidates for places On the courses we offer; The effective saint; Managing eternity efficiently Level Two; Create the world workshops (NB Seven Day Course). Then what happens? This…
‘Whale’ and ‘Currach Oars’ by Daragh Breen
Whale by Daragh Breen; November Press, Published 2010. In the Earth’s oceans, the King Whale, like a worm trailing silk, dragged the first lines of Longitude and Latitude about the globe, holding it tight in its mesh. Currach Oars They are carved from the bone of those same elk-antlers that once scratched across the icy…
‘Regeneration’ by Eithne Strong
Regeneration Let me out. I’m rising out of death’s skull. Aha, old devil’s dower I have victoried. I leave you in the morning: it deals with every death and spring defeats the catafalque. You see I must believe in resurrection. This is it. Now. I was dead and am alive. Hello eternity. I can…
‘The Hare Arch’ by Eilis Ní Dhuibhne.
Some girls have hairs on their heads, Artful girls have hares in their hearts Cailín óg álainn is ea mé anois Ach ní fhada na blianta ag sleamhú thart Agus ansin beidh buanna eile uaim Seachas an fholt ógra, an béilín binn. Is ansin a thiocaidh mo ghiorra i gcabhair orm an lá úd a…
The Night Garden I. Meditations by Éilis ní Dhuibhne, images by Alice Maher.
Alice Maher, artist extraordinaire exhibited at the RHA last year in Dublin, the show was entitled, ‘The Night Garden‘ and it was an interesting evolution and development of her themes. I reviewed it elsewhere. A small book of meditations by Éilis Ní Dhuibhne and drawings by Maher were a part of that show. Eternal Lines to Time Mairfidh mo ainm go brách…