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Poetry UK & Ireland

Christopher Hopkins

In another version of myself, I am a happy mess

NavigatorA hawk head of a sun.Neck line & forearms,wind hushed redfrom the grip of the unexpected heat. I watch youin this flipped world.Navigator.Stargazer of the flicker constellation,a flash gun sea.The many hands of light.You are auburn goldin the rub.Unpicked by scavengers,by questions, breathing like an ordinary day.Form of shadows & lightplay in the space by your side,between you & me,the …

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Kevin McLaughlin

Theme for Arthur

THEME FOR ARTHUR And, As close as poetry can take you  To the heart of any matter, Never trust  A French symbolist poet With a pistol in one hand  And a glass of absinthe in the other. If you like this piece by Kevin McLaughlin, you should read Ann Howells Kevin McLaughlin is from the Inishowen Peninsula

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