Richard O'Connell

Richard O'Connell is author of Shoal of Sharks, copyright 2001.

Culture

Poetry

THE APOTHEOSIS OF DON JUNE   Promiscuous as moonlight on sand, He pondered heaven by the foaming surf; And staring at its brilliant text he saw He’d never been voluptuous enough.   There ...
Politics & Policy

Poetry

CALIBAN Back to the brain-stem & blinding anvil of water the sun beats Caliban come home fish-spine & palm murmuring merman — This poem appears in the October 20, 2014, print issue of ...

Poetry

THE FINAL IKON He felt that he would find it, Find it yet – The clarity he sought With all his breath. And when he had found it? Why did he grieve? And why did he find ...

Poetry

THE FINAL IKON He felt that he would find it, Find it yet – The clarity he sought With all his breath. And when he had found it? Why did he grieve? And why did he find ...