Christine Murray




it gathers outside the perimeter

not wanton gargoyle nor eagle  

it is of-one-piece         seamed  


migratory pattern of


umber dawns rolling

their black frenzy

down condensed corridors

Christine Murray is a City and Guilds qualified restoration stone-cutter living in Dublin, Ireland. Her chapbook, Three Red Things was published by Smithereens Press in June 2013. A collection of poems Cycles was published  by Lapwing Press in 2013. A dark tale The Blind (Poetry) was published by Oneiros Books in 2013. Her second book-length poem She was published in Spring 2014 (Oneiros Books). A chapbook Signature was published in March 2014 by Bone Orchard Press. Chris curates Poethead, a poetry blog site dedicated to new poetry and women's poetry at