Tag Archives: County Down

Dragging Dead Limbs by Jessica Ni Leacai

My legs eating the cement, how they choked on punctiates, dug, digging pot holes in steps. These feet pulling in gravel, how they dragged your weight, run, running quick sand in veins. Your traction a pulley in me, how my … Continue reading

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Unholy Sister Remembered

What would you know, with your robes of white, purity,no stains on your cloths, you, the ‘miracle child’, our mother, mentioned it, your miraculous conception, you, the exception, could never sin, not in your glorified form, so selfishly portraying as you do … Continue reading

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Repetitive Acts of Incompetence

If the words, I would permit to leave my mouth, these verbs, these effortless consonants, that I so wantingly, urge myself to say, running to the end of the world with them, for you, but purposely you would not allow, you deny  And they … Continue reading

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A Week, A Day

It was Tuesday, you promised, we would courtingly couple, I know, I noted it, scribbingly, instinctly, in my mind, excited in waiting hours Tuesday went, as did Wednesday, lights flashed on and lights flashed off, but your form gained no … Continue reading

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The North

I love the North of Ireland or Northern Ireland as it’s known.  I try and spend alot of my time in the north when possible. The people of Ulster hold a special place in my heart, not only as a place … Continue reading

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