Monday, 12 August 2013

Poetry Proper: Issue 5

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Poetry Proper: Issue 5

Featured poet: Ciaran Carson

Additional poems by:

Helen Tookey

Rody Gorman

Ron Singer

Caoilinn Hughes

Matthew Ryan Shelton

Angela Cleland

Henry King

Richie McCaffery

Nathaniel Joseph McAuley

John Dennison

Friday, 2 November 2012

Poetry Proper: Issue 4

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Roddy Lumsden
Adam Crothers
Rebecca Tamas
Josh Ekroy
John Whale
David Tait
Jane McKie

Featured Poets:
Matt Kirkham
James Womack


Shirley Bork
Paul Maddern

Thursday, 8 September 2011

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Poetry Proper 3rd Issue

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Contents: Issue 3

A Prologue

Poems by

      Martin Mooney:
          Bernard Manning in Hell
            O'Neill Road
      Christopher Kitson:
            The Ambassadors 
            On the Flightpath of Bats
      Elizabeth Campbell:
            Dalkey Island
      Eoghan Walls:
            The Dance of Ararat
            Revenge of the Crab Monsters 
      Dominic Connell:
            Pete's Granddad 
      Richard Epstein:
            Winter Leaves
            This House No Longer
      Nell Regan:
            Southern Star, January 1915
      Vidyan Ravinthiran:

Featured Poet: Frances Leviston
              Bearded Ladies
      Essay: Fabulous Appendages: Ange Mlinko's
                   Shoulder Season”

      Paul Maddern
              from ‘An Hour in Tate Modern’

Wednesday, 23 March 2011

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Poetry Proper 2nd Issue

Poetry Proper: Issue 2

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And we welcome on board, as editors, Miriam Gamble and Pàdraig MacAoidh. Pádraig will be looking at submissions in Irish and Scots Gaelic (poetry, short fiction, or critical works).

Contents: Issue 2

Featured Poem:
By kind permission of the author and The Gallery Press:
Derek Mahon: A Disused Shed in Co Wexford

Gail McConnell: On ‘A Disused Shed in Co. Wexford’


Sinéad Morrissey:
“Sometimes the scene is an avenue”
C. B Anderson:
The Show Must Go On
Jean Bleakney:
Michael Schmidt:
Family Tree
Fergal O’Prey:
Bollock Dagger
The Execution of Mata Hari
Ed Larrissy:
The Mekon; or Quality Control
The Broken Greenhouses
Emily DeDakis:
6 Drabbles
A Good Lover
I thought I saw a familiar voice,
The Orchestral Clarinettist’s Groupies
1. Twins
2. Oscar

Featured Poet: Vidyan Ravinthiran
Foreign Bodies
1.      Rajes
2.      Kuthimama
3.      Colombo
4.      The Moon Under Water
5.      Rush-to-die
6.      Journalism
7.      The Mahabharata
8.      Kutner
9.      Wilde
10.  Mercy Invincibility

Editorial: Alex Wylie 

Monday, 23 August 2010

Poetry Proper: Issue 1

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Poetry Proper 1st Issue

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Contents: Issue 1


George Herbert: Prayer

Matt Kirkham:
The Dumbo Octopus
Richard Epstein:
The Descent of Man
The Heart Attacks
Justin Quinn:
Eoghan Walls:
On the Sudden Passing of  Crow
Leontia Flynn:
The Dodgy Poarch Light
An Old Creda Cooker in County Longford
Robert Herbert:
Excerpts from ‘Work in Progress’ [2]
Pàdraig MacAoidh:
The Log Roller
“this is the queen to behead”
Erin Halliday:
Paul Maddern:
39° 19’ 59” N / 64° 45’ 0” W
from Survey: X
Alex Wylie:
The Experience in Benares
Tap Water

Featured Poet: Miriam Gamble

8 Poems:
Pietro di Cosimo: The Forest Fire
The Soot Season
Films About Ghosts
A Toast
Review: Moonrise by Meirion Jordan