Michael Mc Aloran

non forgotten-

 

woven light

of breath

 

ask of the forgiving ice

from out of which the blood is birthed

 

ask then of the silenced ash

rubbed into wounds

 

like scars

 

scatter the dead pelt non-forgotten

nothing has claimed

 

nothing

 

 

 

Michael  Mc Aloran was Belfast born, (1976). His work has appeared in various anthologies & print and online zines. He has authored a number of chapbooks, including The Gathered Bones, (Calliope Nerve Media), Final Fragments, (Calliope Nerve) & Unto Naught, (Erbacce-Press). A full length collection of poems, Attributes, was published by Desperanto, (NY), in 2011. Of Dead Silences is forthcoming from VOX Press & Lapwing Publications, (Ireland), will also be publishing a collection of his poems in 2012. He runs a new blogzine, Bone Orchard Poetry.

 

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