P. Inish


P. Inish has been populating the public spheres with work of various type and media since 1963. His work has most recently been featured at smashwords.com, bookrix.com and obooko.com. Throughout his career he has inhabited the persona of artist, author, poet, magician, musician, photographer, provocateur. His fans number in the millions and can be found in all levels of society.




Atonal Minor
Price: Free! Words: 34,840. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2021 . Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
A talented circus performer of renown makes his meager living on the roads. An inexperienced young woman joins him as partner for this journey. Time and life wear us down. It’s a shame that experience is often the result of mistakes. Yuri enigmatic and resourceful, Elena bright and bubbly. Perhaps this is enough for success.
Price: Free! Words: 530. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2020 . Categories: Poetry » Canadian Poetry
P. Inish reaquaints us with a full blown sensual apprehension of language-a luxury we can't or don't permit ourselves when semantics predominates... It is Inish's pleasure to explore the warp and woof of the fabric of our linguistic intentions with all the meticulous humor words such as warp and woof evoke.
Price: Free! Words: 3,660. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2020 . Categories: Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Just as it's been useful to consider what the I means in contemporary “expressivist” poetry, it is likewise instructive to examine its version of speech. In such work, a compacted persona speaks a kind of metaphorized testimonial to the validity of one's life and moral choices. It is as if a distant judge were being appealed to in modest tones intended to argue one's case. Poetry is the life blood
Price: Free! Words: 1,680. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2020 . Categories: Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
P. Inish works in traditional genres, producing poems, slap dash minimalism, beach town stews, portraits, and exotic scenes, transformed in his hands and made odd in ways that provoke both derision and admiration. In contrast to academic poets, Inish brings to ambitious poetics an openness to the materials of pop culture magazines, pulp adventure novels, and epic poems, dramatic subject matter...
Nude Formalities
Price: Free! Words: 1,600. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2020 . Categories: Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Inish’s poetry uses an anti-representational system of language. Note in Inish’s work the tendency for patterns to “move across poems.” Find brief images, oddly juxtaposed and undermining each other; phrases and sentences torn up by improperly placed periods; slash marks, jump cuts, stray bits of words; moments thick with meanings that never quite complete themselves.