WORDLESS WEDNESDAY: WHEN THE MUSÉE WAS OPEN TO SHADOWS

Whenever I took photographs in Paris, my lens always seemed oblivious to the hundreds and thousands of tourists and inhabitants strolling around me, as if it was all mine, art and shadows. Now, these days, with all the closures, this is how I still imagine the museums; sitting, waiting, watching the shadows turning and time […]

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COMING SOON, STICKLEBACK MIRCO POETRY COLLECTION

Coming later this year will be my Stickleback micro poetry collection, Considering Canvases with Boys, published by The Hedgehog Poetry Press which is an exploration of canvases and connections. Here is a little teaser… This is a shortened version of one of the poems from the collection based on Kandinsky’s painting The Ludwigskirche in Munichand […]

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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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FIESTA, EST-CE QUE CE MONDE EST SERIEUX

  Hemingway loved the bull, both the beast and the shit- the bravado of animal instinct bared on horny streets in the heat, caught up, breathless, in the chase- the Aficionado on fire, at the Fiesta, those buen hombres who always knew how to get a room in a hotel with nothing left to rent […]

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ART ISN’T EASY

  Colour catches on canvas as we lean towards light, a beam to break the boredom like a breath above the water after diving up from darkness, ripples run across the current, ink spreads out like veins upon this page; art isn’t easy, breathing isn’t any better- both come up from down below, rise through […]

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