The Melody of Making

 ︎︎︎ Oisín Breen

︎ APR 15, 2022

I repent.
In the shadow of memory.
It is the most precious of our flora.

On memory every fabric hangs,
A tinderbox of colour,
Loose on a mauled frame of violent rain:
The melody of making.

Oisín Breen
is a poet, academic, and financial journalist. Dublin-born Breen's debut collection, ‘Flowers, all sorts in blossom, figs, berries, and fruits,forgotten’ was released March 2020. Previous publishers include the Blue Nib, Books Ireland, The Seattle Star, Modern Literature, Metaworker, The Bosphorus Review, La Piccioletta Barca, and Dreich.