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Issue 46/Volume Two | The Poetry Issue

Summer 2022


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  • Pages: 240
  • ISBN: 978-1-906539-96-2
  • Published: May 2022



Dean Browne | Two poems
Paula Meehan | Four poems
Zarah Alam | ‘Exhibition’
Maya C. Popa | Two poems
Zara Meadows | ‘Samhain’
Eleanor Hooker | ‘Instructions for Growing a Second Hide’
Jimmy Cummins | Statement and poems
Nick Laird | Two poems
Kamayani Sharma | ‘Language Game’
Peter Hughes | Two poems
Klara du Plessis | Two poems
Trevor Joyce | Four poems
John Kinsella | ‘Ghazal of Shoring Up the Verandah’
Alicia Byrne Keane | ‘Amphitheatre’
Emer Lyons | ‘my mother says my poems…’
Catherine Walsh | ‘from Barbaric Tales’
Nell Regan | ‘Mayo Ceremony’
Vahni Anthony Capildeo | Statement and poems
Elaine Feeney | ‘conversations on inisbofin’
Mary Noonan | Two poems
Rachael Allen | ‘from God Complex’
Robert Kiely | ‘Gap’
Charles Lang | ‘The Oasis’
Susan Connolly | ‘Musselfishing at Mornington’
Sonya Gildea | ‘Its Skies’
Julie Morrissy | Statement and poems
Isabel Dwyer | ‘Rhododendrons’
Ásta Fanney Sigurðardóttir | ‘To Materialise’
– Translated from the Icelandic by Vala Thorodds
Kimberly Reyes | Two poems
Ciarán O’Rourke | ‘Story’
Susan Finlay | Two poems
Thomas McCarthy | ‘Lustrous Gold’
Adam Crothers | ‘A Ghost is Bored’
Martina Evans | ‘Humans Assume’
Viviani Fiorentino | ‘A Summer Place’
Ojo Taiye | ‘Statues Honouring These Men…’
Dylan Brennan | ‘Hy Brasil’
Emily Cooper | Statement and poems
Sinéad McClure | ‘The Roll-Top Bath’
Jonathan C. Creasy | Two poems
Amanda Bell | ‘Brittle Cinder’
Doireann Ní Ghríofa | ‘Cityscape’
Audrey Molloy | ‘Making Love in Cagliari’
Gustav Parker Hibbett | ‘Tonight, the spire…’
Kit Fryatt | ‘Yellowpack Spleen: nothing with nothing’
John Kelly | ‘Peregrine’
Billy Mills | ‘from Four’


Ailbhe Ní Ghearbhuigh | Dhá dhán – Billy Ramsell a d’aistrigh
Máirtín Coilféir | Dhá dhán – Peter Sirr a d’aistrigh
Paddy Bushe | ‘Cómóradh Pósta’ – Paddy Bushe a d’aistrigh
Philip Cummings | ‘Mealladh Mochóra’ – Justin Quinn a d’aistrigh
Proinsias Mac a’ Bhaird | ‘Do Chailíní Chabúl’ – Alan Titley a d’aistrigh
Simon Ó Faoláin | ‘Adhaint’ – Seán Lysaght a d’aistrigh

On Poetics

On lyric | Gail McConnell, Annick MacAskill and Peter Sirr
On syntax | Rosamund Taylor, Susannah Dickey and Christodoulos Makris
On lines | Caoimhín Mac Giolla Léith, Jessica Traynor and Ellen Dillon
On music | Holly Pester, John McAuliffe and Simon Costello


Nick Sturm | ‘Wivenhoe is enrolling en masse’ Notes on the New York School in the UK
Maria Johnston | ‘Formal Relations: Fathers, Mothers, Fothermathers’
Fran Lock | ‘Of Hares, Hyenas and Witch-Women: Writing (and writing through) the animal other’
Jeremy Noel-Tod | ‘Get in Line: on Poetry and the Flow of Form’

Oral Histories

David Toms | ‘If the eye be sound, the fish is sweet’ Reflections on SoundEye, 1997–2017
Kenneth Keating | ‘Metre’ Poetry Magazine: 1996–2005
Paul Casey | Spoken Word Poetry in Ireland: 1990–2014


Mícheál McCann in conversation with Stephen Sexton


Melissa O’Donnell

Cover Design

Deirdre Breen

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