I shieldyieldshun the fairtarmycrowd. I shunflee from men and women. I run with the red championox-stags across the mooneraplain and on the mazeplainwithout a soul or God. I’m as happy on my tod through among the wild championhounds from Aighty to Dulhallow, quickliving on sheepberries and wild garlic and watercress for my lot and charitygod love bothbetween earth and non-skyheaven.
Poetry Ireland Review Issue 119 includes new poems by 48 poets including Frank Ormsby, John Kinsella, Rachel Coventry, Aifric Mac Aodha, Gerald Dawe, Alice Miller and Claire Potter. Also included are translations by Richard Begbie and Kirsten Lodge, an essay on Bishop, Lowell, Heaney and Grennan by David McLoghlin, and reviews of Paul Muldoon, Paul Durcan, Sarah Clancy, Medbh McGuckian, Kate Tempest, George the Poet, and many more. The issue also features photography by Hugh O'Conor, Dominic Turner, Sheila McSweeney, Fergus Bourke and John Minihan.