The Woman, by pd Lyons as published in A New Ulster # 30


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The Woman

I could not speak.
Maybe loved more gently
I could have.
Maybe if there was a moon
I could have.

But only sun –
a crazy glue
lips sealed
slays weds
impregnates
itself.

This is what I cannot say,
this is what they refuse to hear:
After death is pre-natal.
Through me,
everything is world.
Without me?
Conception is by eating,
birth by excretion.

http://issuu.com/amosgreig/docs/anu_issue_30

The International Women’s Day issue of A New Ulster one of Northern Ireland’s online Journals featuring the works of Marion Clarke, Helen Harrison, P D Lyons, Marie Lecrivain Judith Thurley and Mari Maxwell and many more

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  • Edward-David Ruiz  On September 14, 2018 at 1:08 am

    Thanks. Is that a sculpture piece, and by whom?  Best and God bless. e/s

    Liked by 1 person

    • pdlyons  On September 17, 2018 at 11:53 am

      it is a photo of a bacon painting as reflected through glass at museum in paris.

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