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Gaynor Kane lives in Belfast, Northern Ireland. Her poems have been published in journals and anthologies in the UK, Ireland and America. Most recently her writing has featured in The Honest Ulsterman, Poethead: Index of Women Poets and The North. In 2018, Hedgehog Poetry Press launched their Stickleback series with her micro collection ‘Circling the Sun’. Gaynor is now working towards her first full collection thanks to a SIAP grant from the Arts Council NI. Visit Gaynor on the web here.
The following work is Copyright © 2019, and owned by Gaynor Kane and may not be distributed or reprinted in any form whatsoever without written permission from the author.
Two words, uttered often
Pierced by the points
the walled wire guitar,
First published in The Road To Clevedon Pier,
John Sibley Williams
John Sibley Williams is the author of As One Fire Consumes Another (Orison Poetry Prize, 2019), Skin Memory (Backwaters Prize, 2019), Disinheritance, and Controlled Hallucinations. A nineteen-time Pushcart nominee, John is the winner of numerous awards, including the Philip Booth Award, American Literary Review Poetry Contest, Phyllis Smart-Young Prize, The 46er Prize, Nancy D. Hargrove Editors’ Prize, Confrontation Poetry Prize, and Laux/Millar Prize. He serves as editor of The Inflectionist Review and works as a literary agent. Previous publishing credits include: The Yale Review, Midwest Quarterly, Southern Review, Sycamore Review, Prairie Schooner, The Massachusetts Review, Poet Lore, Saranac Review, Atlanta Review, TriQuarterly, Columbia Poetry Review, Mid-American Review, Poetry Northwest, Third Coast, and various anthologies. He lives in Portland, Oregon.
The following work is Copyright © 2019, and owned by John Sibley Williams and may not be distributed or reprinted in any form whatsoever without written permission from the author.
Miles pass. Breaths. Landscapes scorch
That we can drop like lost airplanes & strike