MOBILIS IN MOBILI

  Happy Poetry Day Ireland. There will be Time. Back story- Orla Grant-Donoghue originally invited 16 poets to create 16 new poems based on their favourite books and we were going to read these poems at Alan Hanna’s Bookshop in Rathmines Dublin, today. Of course, due to current events, all that was cancelled but it […]

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TRUTH OR DARE, for Poetry Day Ireland

  It’s Poetry Day Ireland so I am supporting from abroad. This year’s theme is Truth or Dare and this final new poem recalls older days when this Irishman was still a growing boy on the streets of Paris…   Truth or Dare At 22 we locked the bar at 2am and turned empty bottles […]

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GPO, PAST POST, POETRY DAY IRL

  A Poem about the GPO, Dublin’s iconic General Post Office a site that’s seen more than just letters of love in its time… for Poetry Day Ireland 27th April 2017   1 Beneath the pillars  of your past,  I posted letters  between your walls  and wondered  if they rubbed up against  the souls of your […]

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