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Issue III

September 2012

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Featured Poet: John Saunders
“Exposure”, “Secret”, “The Dream Hotel”, “Jackstones”, “Crow Dream”

“Natural Confrontations (5)”, by Changming Yuan

“More about you”, “Child winter”, “Poetry”, “Your Blurred Photo Of The Moon”, “I Feel The Spring Rain”, by Joop Bersee

“Quagmire”, “Little Bell”, by Allison Grayhurst

“Commute”, “Working Class Dirge”, “Salina Cruz, Oaxaca – Mexico, Summer, 1957 – NOON”, by W S Fisher

“The forgotten valley”, “Tree”,  “Broken Silence”, by Nicholas Alexander

“dreamy”, “portrait of annah the javanese”, “melancholy”, “flood”, “aline gauguin”, by William Wright Harris

“The Ivory Tower”, Sarah Farrant

“War Love”, “The Work Song of J. Alfred, Professor”, “Road Warrior”, by William Ford

“Medea on Social Media”, “This is Not A Love Poem”, “Insomnia”, by Tanis MacDonald

“Apologia For A Song On My Playlist”, “Blue Hula Stomp (Before And After)”, “Sauce”, “Old Folks Home With Jerry”, “On Love”, by Rodney Wood

Short Fiction

“Now”, by EM Reapy

Visual Art & Photography

Untitled, by Aoife Casey

from Project Pawnbrokers, by Fiona Marron

Issue II

April 2012

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Featured Poet: Graham Allen
“Miss Universe”, “I wouldn’t start from here”, “On Thomas Butt’s A View of Cork“, “Patrick Street”, “Transverse Myelitis”, “Military Hill”

“Bells, Stars, Puddles, Muddles”, by Bairbre Flood

“Hardbop Grandpop: Horace Silver”, “Night after Night”, “Jobless”, by William Ford

“Beyond Outrage”, by John Saunders

“Love surfs the waves”, “Hair washed in Beer”, “Another year my child”, by Máire Morrissey-Cummins

“Call Centre”, “A Prayer For The M50”, “Cork- Sunday Morning- Coming Down”, by Michael Dineen

“Winter”, by Mick Corrigan

“Church in the Pines”, “My Green Sofa”, “A Pin for the Butterfly”, by Paige Ryan

Short Fiction

“Viejo”, by Frank Scozzari

Visual Art & Photography

“Tribal Resilience”, by Catherine Boyle

“Heart of Philosophy (Locke)”, “History of Art”, by Stephen Toomey

“Spooky”, by Gary Kennedy

Issue I

November 2011

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“Displacement”, “Hopeful”, “Longing”, “Gone”, “Ventriloquism”, by Allan Peterson

“One Day”, by Ian Murphy

“Three for Three”, by James Cummins

“The Flag”, by Danny P. Barbare

“10 Blackbirds”, by Jim Bennett

“In the Victoria Hotel”, by John Saunders

“Ode to Rain”, by Laura Speedwing

“Tsunami, Meltdown, Then”, “Dear Reader”, “American Music”, “To Akilah, Who Took Up Bowling After 9/11”, by Mark Jackley

“Green Water”, by Martin A. Egan

“Venus love Milo”, “Late Again”, by Maurice Devitt

“The Meat and the Maiden”, “Kneeling on the Redwood Floor”, by James O’Sullivan

Short Fiction

“Every Escape was a Narrow Escape”, by Mark Mullee

“Night Drive”, by Thomas Martin

Visual Art & Photography

“Hesitation”, by Mary Galvin

“Free-Soloing”, by Caroline Doolin

“Phos-sistema 5”, by Jules Hackett