Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Two poems by Michael Mc Aloran


As the blade cleaves so does

The sun reveal its


Black blood

Oracle hence unto never

The remnants the torn sky beyond




Beneath the surface of a still lake

A droplet of blood falls upon

The mirror

Crying out to the dead god in us

Author bio:

Michael Mc Aloran was Belfast born, (1976). His work has appeared/ is forthcoming in various print and online zines, including Carcinogenic Poetry, Sex & Murder Magazine, Horror, Sleaze & Trash, In Between Altered States, Graffiti Kolkata, Tehlia, Pratishedhak, Negative Suck, Danse Macabre, The Stray Branch, Counterexample Poetics, Heavy Bear, etc. In the past year he has authored seven chapbooks, including 'The Gathered Bones', (Calliope Nerve Media), 'The Black Vault', (Calliope Nerve Media), 'Debris', (Erbacce-Press), 'Final Fragments', (Calliope Nerve Media), & 'The Death-Streaked Air' (Virgogray Press-forthcoming).

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