Cathal Eustace

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  • Ale Mercado illustration for Library poem by Cathal Eustace


    On the highest shelf in my bedroom There’s a book written about you, Its spine juts out between all the fiction It is the colour of your flesh, And along its spine, your name is printed beside mine In white ink The colour Of your teeth, I take it down before I go to sleep […]

  • Illustration by Ale Mercado for Have a Moment

    Have A Moment

    Have a moment, Take one, Swap whatever’s your dear Whatever’s near, Give it here and I’ll give you a moment Feel it In your hands, Grip it tight, Don’t let it slip, Use all your might to keep it, Cuz it’ll soar away and away what a sight. I once had a moment , I […]

  • Tarmac Towns illustration by Alé Mercado

    Tarmac Towns

    The walls of home won’t let me stay, the children of men will come out to play; but there’s nowhere to run and nowhere to hide, so the only escape is to stay inside. To deny us the right to our Tarmac Towns, These pint-sized sadists make us feel like clowns; yet I won’t give […]