Four sheep stand
round in grown comfort
on top of a frost- bitten hill
the ragged bushes at their back
stop no wind
two kneel to tooth the grass
filling their bellies
with the surprising green
you could stare straight into the...
Bobbie Sparrow is a poetry writing Psychotherapist. She was long listed for the Over the Edge new writer’s award 3 times and short listed for the Galway University Hospital Poetry Competition 2016. Her poems...
High on a Northern Hill
The Golgotha shuffle ended for some.
Fire tried girls
Fetched them in.
I walked in.
The Locomotion was playing.
Everybody's doin' a brand new dance now
(C'mon baby do the loco-motion)
I know you'll get to like...
Seamus Scanlon is a writer from Galway and is an award winning librarian and Associate Professor at City College’s Centre for Worker Education.
His prize winning flash fiction piece The Long Wet Grass (Fish Publishing,...
and what does it look like?
Which names are remembered, what have we learned?
Anne Lovett, Baby X, Miss C,
fallen, scorned, lost and for what?
To cover up, forgive the nameless, blameless Y chromosome
and chasten those who...