from ‘in absentia’ (iv) by Michael Mc Aloran

(iv)

 

casts out unto into nothing all parameters abounding fades unto not a…

laughter-spasm collision what till then bitten reflux expiration ever…

claims not unto in throughout vocal destitution silence(d) vapours…

all numb tirade blind sect abort cast out until fallen back upon till web…

resurgence fallen ashen graves unto nowhere bound aches lest nothing dim…

out-speaks itself blind barrage collapsed weight nothing left to claim…

dead light what colouring itself upon listless to shadowing cries out not a…

in blind bulb tears searches for ever-stoke empty prayers cold grave…

unto till end from purity lack none in distancia tears limbs from speech…

ill-lack ill-spoken silence reek seeks lest it follows kills what it cannot with clarity…

picks bones teeth-bound vultured kiss absence cauterized wound warp spinal…

blank sheet blood trace silence forgotte pared away rip tide discard…

sear-lights-tint shoveling up more shit than shovel tidal-oceanic…

vocal crossed up in silence speech devoured by silence ever was…

not a word remaining embedded cold collapse fragrant bile gathering in parch-throat…

voice unsaid it matter breath specious either way in block-light darkness…

churn of machinations bled out clamours that or other allwhile all stepped…

delirium of exigency waste sharp flesh to taste in death-kiss unto meat resolved…

trinkets for liquid eyes liquid skylines breaking from laughter-pageant echos out…

spies with eye-little all spun spun echo trace glimmer-bud exhalations…

in vocal damage seasons to expire from echo lock-dim tint alack none abounding in…

fades out echo echo tint reclamation scattered lights breathed absurdly foreign…

eye feeds it seeks it cannot all breath aligned strips skyline breath absurdly fathom…

paces cold light centre-roomscape colours absent locked teeth exhalation dragonfly…

lapse then absence force gesture vocal need dissipate clasp till scattered unto lapse…

once more back unto ever-in of naught space-trace obsolete cannot…

traces surface with fingers liquid fingers some ashen purpose collapse…

trace of spectrum in smear illumination reeks yet in none barricade none other not a…

steps a-nothing claimed rooted in non-pageantry juddering beneath breath exhalation unto…

till nothing left/ traceless desire/ blind weight scar tissue vomit exigent exhalation…

..

Michael Mc Aloran was Belfast born, (1976). He is the author of a number of collections of poetry, prose poetry, poetic aphorisms and prose, most notably ‘Attributes’, (Desperanto, NY, 2011), ‘The Non Herein’ & ‘Of Dead Silences’ (Lapwing Publications, 2011/ 2013), ‘Of the Nothing Of’, ‘The Zero Eye’, ‘The Bled Sun’, ‘In Damage Seasons’,(Oneiros Books (U.K)–2013/ 14); ‘Code #4 Texts’ a collaboration with the Dutch poet, Aad de Gids, was also published in 2014 by Oneiros. He was also the editor/ creator of Bone Orchard Poetry, & edited for Oneiros Books (U.K 2013/ 2014). A further collection, ‘Un-Sight/ Un-Sound (delirium X.), was published by gnOme books (U.S), and ‘In Arena Night’ is forthcoming from Lapwing Publications. ‘EchoNone’ & ‘Of Dissipating Traces’ were also recently released by Oneiros Books…’breath(en) flux’, a chapbook, was recently released by Hesterglock Press…

The poems here are from Michael’s new chapbook, ‘in absentia’:
https://blackeditionspress.wordpress.com/2016/04/24/in-absentia-michael-mc-aloran/

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