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Issue # 4 May 2011
"... brevity is the soul of wit ..."
- William Shakespeare


David Mohan is based in Dublin, Ireland, and writes poetry and short stories. His poetry has been published in The Sunday Tribune, The Stony Thursday Book, Abridged, The Moth and Revival. He has also won numerous poetry awards including the Hennessy/ Sunday Tribune Poetry Award, as well as the 2008 overall New Irish Writer Award. He was chosen to participate in the 2010 Poetry Ireland Introductions Series.

David Mohan

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In England you
are stately, and
I lean my pen
against your weight.

In America
I lounge on you,
unfurling cigarette exhaustion,
beside French windows.