Monthly Archives: November 2012

Ash Wednesday Poetry Series – Patrick Chapman: The National Style O Resonator

“Hotel lobby carpets. Menstruation and mojitos. The decaying smell of tobacco on raincoats on a bus. Blood and archaeology and frost in the morning.” * The Ash Wednesday Series takes its name from the following Leonard Cohen quotation:  “Poetry is … Continue reading

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Ash Wednesday Poetry Series – John Cummins: Untitled

First cup of the day. House is sleepy. Kettle is boiling. Cup at the ready. New day here I come… * The Ash Wednesday Series takes its name from the following Leonard Cohen quotation:  “Poetry is just the evidence of … Continue reading

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Ash Wednesday Poetry Series – Andre K’por: Untitled

“Charles Bukowski said that ‘it takes a lot of desperation dissatisfaction and disillusion to write a few good poems’.   Dublin provides in these respects”. * The Ash Wednesday Series takes its name from the following Leonard Cohen quotation: “Poetry is just the … Continue reading

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Ash Wednesday Poetry Series: Laura Cleary – Strandhill Atlantic

“For those of us that don’t have the headspace to create a burning well, poetry can be the reason to keep striking the flint”. * The Ash Wednesday Series takes its name from the following Leonard Cohen quotation:  “Poetry is … Continue reading

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