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  • National Poetry Month – “What Does ‘Early’ Mean?” April 16, 2014
    “What Does ‘Early’ Mean?” by Medbh McGuckian  Happy house across the road My eighteen-inch deep study of you Is like a chair carried out into the garden, And back again because the grass is wet. Yet I think winter has … Continue reading →
  • Poem of the Day: Hotel by Medbh McGuckian April 15, 2014
                Hotel I think the detectable difference between winter and summer is a damsel who requires saving, a heroine half- asleep and measurably able to hear but hard to see, like the spaces between the birds … Continue reading →
  • Poem of the Day: The Door by Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin April 14, 2014
                The Door When the door opened the lively conversation Beyond it paused very briefly and then pushed on; There were sounds of departure, a railway station, Everyone talking with such hurried animation The voices … Continue reading →

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