Come to forget

by Dylan Brennan


Upon the truncated base

of the pyramid with remorse

we observe how August

light slips in and out

of our baked ochre porticoes.


Lost ghosts in the crepuscular

city of the Yucatán – to Izamal

we have each come

to forget.




Dylan Brennan’s poetry has been published in a number of Irish and international journals such as Poetry Ireland Review, Revival Literary Journal, The OFI Press, Arabesques, Agenda Broadsheets, Tributaries etc. Forthcoming publications include New Binary Press Anthology and The Penny Dreadful Magazine. A teacher of English literature, and a doctoral student of Mexican literature, film and photography he has also collaborated with the Fundación Juan Rulfo on two of their recent publications El gallo de oro (2010) and Juan Rulfo: Otras Miradas (2010). In 2006 he featured in the Poetry Ireland Introductions Series. He lives and works in Mexico.


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