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Image by Thomas Serer


with the martello journal

My relationships with Irish men as a half-time score

by fokkina mcdonnell

Liverpool             1                                                               Dublin             2
Dead                     2                                                               Married           1 (*)

(*) Late second marriage to a colleen, after we split over Brexit, after his Mammy died.


These shirts are collectors’ items:

                                                                                               Jack                  37
                                                                                               Peter                60
                                                                                               Tim                  73

I have two poetry collections (Oversteps Books, 2016, Indigo Dreams, 2019) and a pamphlet (Grey Hen Press, 2020). Broken Sleep Books will publish the award-winning collection Remembering/Disease I October this year. I now live in The Netherlands.

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