Ross Donlon

After the Election – On Rye Pier

After the painting, Rye Pier, by John Baird With the sky thick as mud, horizon steel edged, ship on its tightrope, smoke from the stack smudging clouds, the water at Rye flat as Clag, flowerets of spume and seaweed regular …

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Presence: A Chapbook Curated by Graham Nunn

When I was invited by Cordite to curate this chapbook, my mind filled with one word … presence.

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Mothers’ Day

For Margaret Phelps and Mary Veronica Lang After the cups of tea and gifts of slippers we always went to Rookwood Cemetery – walk train walk again in swimming heat, me bobbing behind your trailing hand. To a small boy, …

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