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‘Hildegard of Bingen’ Colleen Keating – Reviewed

In ‘Hildegard of Bingen’ Colleen Keating has done meticulous research and brought Hildegard to life in a series of poems that follow a chronological narrative arc.

The Ekphrasis of Abstract and Monochromatic Paintings

The notion of ekphrasis as a distinctive genre of writing in relation to images arrives in the mid nineteenth century (Webb 1999). John Keats’...

One Man’s Cliché

Hibah Shabkhez is a writer of the half-yo literary tradition

New Poetry by Gareth Jenkins

Gareth Jenkins full length collection of poetry, Recipes for the Disaster, was published in 2019 by Five Islands Press.

Sociopath by Terese Coe

Terese Coe's collection Shot Silk was short-listed for the 2017 Poets Prize

Poetry by Angela Costi

Angela Costi's poetry is rich in both metaphor and meaning. In Jill's poem she recalls the tragic events surrounding the rape and murrder of Irish woman. Gilian Meagher.

Two Poems by Geoff Page

Australian poet Geoff Page turns his ruminative gaze on to two very different subjects: the nature of entropy and the habits of tawny frogmouths.

Waiting for Robin Williams by Mark Blickley

Mark Blickley is a recipient of a MacArthur Foundation Scholarship Award for Drama.

Collaboration

We are a little over 13,000 kilometres apart, and we’re actually very thankful to the internet for

Celeste Aida And Other poems

Celeste Aida The rain falls with blunt determinationbut there’s a sun behind the flat white skywhose intangible glow glosses the wet pebble edgingand in-your-face green bushesoutside...