Wednesday, July 28, 2010

guillotine by Michael McAloran


against stone

walls of
idle laughter

bones dance before
the tomb

naked the winds
cry silently

guillotine of

cutting the screams
from the absurd

Author bio:

Michael Mc Aloran was Belfast born, (1976) his family moved to the south of Ireland due to 'The Troubles'. He has travelled extensively in Europe, living for brief spells in both Holland & Italy. His most recent work has appeared/ is forthcoming @ Heavy Bear, Danse Macabre, Why Vandalism?, Calliope Nerve and Carcinogenic. He is the author of four collections of poetry: 'In the Black Cadaver Light', (Poetry Monthly Press- U.K, '09), 'The Rapacious Night', 'The Gathered Bones', (Calliope Nerve Media), & 'The Redundant Pulse', (Back Pack Press). His art-work has appeared/ is forthcoming @ Fragile Arts Quarterly, Poetry Monthly International, & Calliope Nerve. He likes to drink & smoke...

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