By Aidan Moloney My eyes are drawn like magnets To the cotton acini of the cherry blossom In another reality I would lie on that lemonade pink pillow And find the time to sift through what is unfolding before me The static canal, a wrinkled mirror Peacefully disrupted by a defibrillating breeze Tilting trees lapping at its surface To offset the stream of the … [Read more...] about An almost unnoticeable masterpiece
By Liam De Brùn When I was 17 I thought about saying goodbye forever. The world was moving too fast for my young mind to process. People who I expected to stay forever fled as they pleased. There was no pause button. No matter how defeated I felt. The world kept moving. Too scared to ask for help. I retreated into my thoughts … [Read more...] about The Night Cinema Changed Me.
By Niamh McGee The sun gleamed through the long - panelled windows, allowing the sunlight to delicately brush Florence’s hair. The light illuminated the drawing room in such splendour that the room’s beauty and elegance could not go unnoticed. In - front, stood a white silk couch, with a stunning phoenix sewn into its fabric. This was Florence’s favourite room to write in, … [Read more...] about The Sudden Push
By Libby Falk Jones Visiting Lecturer, English/Berea College, Kentucky USA After Nazim Hikmet, Turkish poet exiled from his beloved homeland I didn’t know I loved rain, yes, rain misting my face, droplets catching in my eyelashes and the thick hard rain seen from my window, my rainpants and boots worth their weight when it’s time for … [Read more...] about Things I Didn’t Know I Loved: Ireland
By Paul O’Malley They cut the hooves off of me and Sent me off on a merciless gallop, Scurrying across the Burren Or some tragic pointed land mass. No windows, only curtains. No chances, only burdens. Indeed, no chance for no young soul To stand up and be so bold. Only the cold, cold grip Of an unwelcome … [Read more...] about Creative Corner: Landscape