I am so at home in Dublin, more than any other city, that I feel it has always been familiar to me. It took me years to see through its soft charm to its bitter prickly kernel - which I quite like too.

Home Poetry Page 3


From out of the Box

Vona Groarke marshals her strengths to poems notably apt for ‘these times’

Longing for Flight

Time on our hands: the locked-down poet raids memories of past travel

How much is enough?

Is a chapbook more likely to work as an organic whole than a full collection?

Vibrating Still

A poem where language is put behind bars and called upon to account for itself

The World Remade

A journey to motherhood, from miscarriage to the joy of birth


Poems of strife and discovery that recall Swift, Behan and Durcan

Late Blossoming

A moving poetic exploration of impermanence and mortality

Beyond the Ordinary

Can a woman living an ordinary life be a Renaissance Man?

Parents and Newcomers

Poetry and place: the case for transnationalism and translocalism

Against the Clock

In his new collection, Greg Delanty makes another valuable contribution to the poetry of environmental consciousness.