THE CHILD INSIDE THE MAN, day 27 of A Month with Yeats

  It’s day 27 of Jane Dougherty’s A Month with Yeats which means all of us who’ve taken part in this fantastic poetry challenge have created 27 new poems inspired by Ireland’s greatest poet. Today’s quote is: ‘Once more the storm is howling, and half hid under this cradle-hood and coverlid my child sleeps on.’ […]

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COMFORT IN THE CARDS

  Behind the fanfare we fan the light to make our way through another day to night. Behind the fuss we muddle through movement on route to contentment caught in quiet corners of unconsciousness, like that word on the tip of the tongue we can’t quite pronounce. On terra-cotta tiles I turn through cards of […]

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