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Abhaile: With Tracy Gaughan

Tracy Gaughan Reviews ‘The Loss of Yellowhammers’ by John D. Kelly

The Loss of Yellowhammers’ by John D. Kelly Published by Summer...

4 Poems by Brian Johnstone

Johnstone uses the architecture of history and nostalgia to interrogate the trust we place in our eyes and ears. Vowel by consonant his poetry reveals a passion for language that captures light and reflects life.

William Coniston – Three poems

Coniston’s explanatory verse enriches the dialogue between the poetic and the scientific.

Raine Geoghegan – Two poems

Geoghegan liberates sound in poems that celebrate the rich tapestry of gypsy folklore and culture.

Pratibha Castle – Three Poems

We tune into memory throughout our lives. Castle’s poems act as a counterweight to their emotional power.

Rebecca Gethin – Five Poems

With a touch of the supernatural and sublime, Gethin writes of duplexities - of the sea and of the self.

Marion Oxley – Four Poems

Lives lost, nature, the nurturing closeness of a parent - Marion’s poems often begin with memory, then multiply.

Three poems by Fiona Pitt-kethley

Pitt-kethley’s intimate portrayals of spanish street scenes speak to larger socio-political issues within contemporary society.

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‘Unethical Use of a Frisbee’ by Nick Sweeney

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‘Tuning In’ by Dominic Fisher

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‘Critical Days in the United States’ by Sophia Kouidou-Giles

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Two poems by Anne M Carson

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Clara Burghelea talks with talented translator, Alexis Levitin

Alexis Levitin shares his view on being a translator in these cruel times: 'to show that we are all human, for better and for worse, and that language can uplift us, even if it cannot save us.'

Poetry by Bruce Meyer

Bruce Meyer, First Poet Laureate of Barrie, Ontario, CBC broadcaster, and prolific writer.