Monthly Archives: November 2011

Outside the Courthouse

Splenetic rage consumes Contorted faces Blindly Revenge retribution Lifts angry fists In time Other’s sad misfortune Drawing them in Frenzy Distant deeds far removed Behind double doors Seem close Bared teeth hissing Hate in lazy Contempt Guilty turned out to … Continue reading

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Write Down Speak Up Love Where You Live Project – Aston Hall

My interest in history, in what has gone before us, increases by the year, and Aston Hall has 400 years of history, of Civil War, of Kings, Queens and of intrigue. I was delighted to be part of the Write … Continue reading

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The Tokoloshe

Last week I had the privilege of learning about the tokoloshe from former Zimbabwe resident Afric McGlinchey. This has prompted some further research, with some interesting, and surprising results. By far the most intriguing was a Yahoo Answers page in … Continue reading

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Fizz 10, Tithe Barn, Polesworth

This was the last event in the 2011 season for Fizz, and featured the second live performance of the Cork Poets on tour with a radio appearance still to come. The move from the Refectory to the Tithe Barn was … Continue reading

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The Cork Poets, Night Blue Fruit , Coventry

A strengthening artistic bond between Coventry and Cork was reinforced tonight with the latest exchange visit between the two cities, which this time brought Colm Scully, Jennifer Mathews and Afric McGlinchey across the water. An unexpected bonus of the evening … Continue reading

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Ras Mohammed

Absorbed in amniotic languor Opaque brightness fades In descent Only the sound of my own diaphragm reverberates Tolling in deathly rhythmic Surrender The Dunraven sprawls, spent prone Tears gouge mortal wounds Broken Entering her warm currents pulse Doors ajar, passageways … Continue reading

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