Theresa McCormack

Our fancy dresses hang silently in our wardrobes with our fancy satin high heels and designer bags we bought last Summer that we couldn’t really afford but “Barbara has one so you know”..Theresa McCormack

Nilla Palmer

Viral Isolation for some too confronting Thrown in a peculiar world of alone Or with immediate family only Civil liberties removed A prisoner Exiled in walls of solitude and despair Too overwhelming, dramatic Many unable to cope Depression, anxiety rises with death Rebirth of mandatory social distancing COVID-19’s forced repression Forces us closer Detached physically,…

Éadaoin Glynn

 A record of my lockdown experience. Some of the paintings are titled ‘a walking diary’.The colours, vibrations, shapes, dreams and thoughts from my daily lockdown walks inspired me to paint over the past few months. When Ireland went into lockdown last March and schools closed their doors, I gave my children notebooks to record their experience. …

Linda Ibbotson

Tonight, I watch the world turn in half time,
watch the dragging hands of a clock,…Linda Ibbotson,Writer,Artist,Musician,

Theresa Ryder

An ambulance hushed by. No sirens required on cleared streets…Theresa Ryder,Author/Poet

Anne Martin Walsh

Silence surrounds many sounds
so that they exist in a space,..Anne Martin Walsh,Artist

Stanley Notte

into empty air
that will fills us with hope
and erase our despair.
…..Stanley Notte

Catherine Drea

I wake up in the middle of the night overwhelmed by grief. I’m like a mother of a newborn,
jolting awake to check if they are still breathing….Catherine Drea

Amy O’Connor

City scapes hollowed and mourning the loss of familiar footing.
Sun and stars take shifts to illuminate …….Amy O’Connor

Caroline Cunningham

We cannot afford to guess, where lies the invisible threat
Which one carries the breath of death………Caroline Cunningham,Poet/Writer,