Mark Ward

Mark Ward is a poet from Dublin, Ireland. He was Poet Laureate for Glitterwolf and his work has featured in The Irish Times, Tincture, Assaracus, Poetry Ireland Review, and many other magazines and anthologies. He is the founding editor of Impossible Archetype, an international journal of LGBTQ+ poetry. His first chapbook, Circumference, is available from Finishing Line Press.


I breathe inside your body like a lung. You are aware I’m also breathing out. You close your eyes and try to bite our tongue. You needn’t worry – I can always shout across your silences, attempts at peace, I …

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The Doctors Say

I mustn’t use my body as a dance move, as a way for me to prove the voices wrong; that we are rash choices, that without the coupling we’re just skin. You can’t deny the smile that comes with cumming, …

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