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Poems Featured on Poethead

I’ve a number of poems from Liffey Swim featured on Christine Murray’s  Poethead blog today, and I’m delighted to also be featured on her index of Irish women poets. 52 more words

Fertility poem

By Dave Lordan //

For Tina Pisco

Daa…aad, whaaaat… does… thaaaat… saaaaay, drawls Rosa,
trying out drawling today, after tweenie micro-stars
on Nickolodeon. She’s pointing at graffiti… 537 more words

Dave Lordan

Bees and The Authorities by Dave Lordan


Solinus, on the authority of Camden,
incontrovertibly declares that there are no bees in Ireland.
Keating impugns both Camden and Solinus
stating Such is the quantity of bees, 462 more words
How Words Play

Gulls versus crows

By Dave Lordan //

Wednesday morning. Overhead, tweeting wires sag beneath the murderweight of crows. Fifteen stories up the roof-high cries of gulls disintegrate in double-crossing winds and do not reach the frost-nipped lobes of surface earth. 2,099 more words