Olga Dermott-Bond

Olga Dermott-Bond is from Northern Ireland and now lives in England, where she is a teacher and has two daughters. A former Warwick Poet Laureate, her work can be read in a wide range of publications including Rattle Magazine, Magma, Ink Sweat and Tears, Dodging the Rain and Under the Radar. This year she was one of the winners of the BBC Proms Poetry Competition.


i. Your face sometimes does that key change: no one else can hear it, but I feel the floor sticky with tired arguments that I’ve only just mopped up. I turn away to the sink, where the water in this …

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