Tagged: “Scapegoat and Other Poems”
I was working as a waitress in a cocktail bar,
that much is true. But even then I knew I’d find
myself behind the wheel of a large automobile,
or in a beautiful house…
Irish poets Alan Gillis and David Wheatley will be going on a reading tour in the United States from March 30 to April 8, 2020.Continue Reading
Wake Forest University Press is thankful for all of you every day, but especially today. To express our gratitude, we’re once again running a Holiday Sale through the end of the year. All you have to do is enter the code (WFUP40) at the checkout and the discount will automatically apply itself. This sale includes…Continue Reading
The Irish celebrate St. Brigid’s Day on February 1 to welcome the beginning of spring. Even though we’re not quite there yet in the US, today’s poem by Alan Gillis channels that sense of anticipation for the end of winter. In an interview with the Edinburgh Review, Gillis discusses his experimentation with the pastoral form in…Continue Reading
My love is a mansion with many rooms to see.
My love’s a glittering surface, scrubbed spotlessly.