Tag: bind

  • bow down / bough down published york literary review

    bow down a harrowed treenest-ruinedtangled leaf Its bough down bow down— a-flowering-tree (still, it flowers) Submarine blue iswhere dawn occurs  (South/South-east of here) Dawn’s lightbox runsfrom north blueto south warm The point betweenis lit-not-lit  (nor) seamed a bas-relief. Copyright 2016, 2018 Chris Murray  Bow Down from ‘bind’, first published York Literary Review, Issue #1 2016 https://blog.yorksj.ac.uk/yorkliteraryreview/files/2017/05/2016-YLR-for-download.pdf Online URL https://blog.yorksj.ac.uk/yorkliteraryreview/ Collected bind 2018 https://turaspress.ie/shop/bind-by-christine-murray/ 

  • ‘narcissus’ and ‘stalk the open ring’ published compose Journal

    narcissus not step twice into, not step back from stream. its nets are storm blackened, narcissus’ flower is a cut out. it has shut in cold, skeining back into his bud echo and, outbreath. he skeins back his thread the blind buds are always. step (not-step) back then. step (not-step) back then, from the black…

  • Billy Mills reviews ‘bind’ at Elliptical Movements

    Billy Mills reviews ‘bind’ at Elliptical Movements

    Christine Murray is well-known as a champion of women poets via her Poethead blog and the Fired! project. It would be all too easy for this activity to obscure the fact that Murray is a poet in her own right, and on the evidence of bind: a waking book that would be a real pity.…

  • “Bind” by Chris Murray

    Bind   if there are birds here, then they are of stone.   draughts of birds, flesh, bone, wing, a claw in the grass.   rilled etch gathers to her nets of dust and fire – tree-step (again).   bird claw impinge, and lift. surely light would retain in silica’s cast or flaw ?  …