Daniel Wade is a poet and playwright from Dublin. His debut play 'The Collector' at the end of January of this year. He is the author of the poetry e-chapbook 'Iceberg Relief'. His spoken-word album is 'Embers and Earth.
When the winding sheet of history coils
Stiffly around handrail and chimney stack,
I’ll be reminded it’s no longer enough
To write poetry, to build monuments
From toothed stanzas to the splintering eg...
The sybils didn’t bother with me
but one or two poets filled the blanks in:
an Ithakan king, vying for the sea,
conscripted men to the mast on
his flagship crossing to Troy.
Nearly his wh...