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The Big Fish of Galilee – a poem by Ross McWhinnie

by on 10 December 2023 0
The Big Fish of Galilee – a poem by Ross McWhinnie Spare a thought for people lost between the lines, unmarked on the Bible page gauged unworthy to make that great geography of names and shames that frame the stories kept. Think a moment on the ferment felt by Lazarus’ undertaker, robbed of his... Read More

Mammy Roon thi Firepit by Michael Mullen

by on 3 October 2022 0
Mammy Roon thi Firepit by Michael Mullen During the days of lockdown I was going through a drought of inspiration. My neighbour was barbecuing for her whole family and it was something so simple yet very powerful. I wanted to create an ode to something as mundane and beautiful as a Mother and her... Read More

Donna Matthew: We Just Thought We Were Superhuman

by on 30 April 2022 0
This poem by Donna Matthew is inspired by An Oral History of Noise and Piecework in Paisley’s Thread Mills by William Burns. Paisley was the mills and the mills were Paisley when childhood was a vast sky of wishes. She walked out of the school gates on a Friday willingly into the industrial machine.... Read More