Cheltenham Poetry Festival, Recorded Set

On the 8th of January I was the lucky guest of the Cheltenham Poetry Festival live on Zoom with the astounding Catrice Greer and a gorgeous group of poets reading that the Open Mic. Below is the recording of my set, a 25 minute tour of the first 45 years of my life, poetically, with […]

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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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WORDLESS WEDNESDAY TRUNKS TELL TALES

I wonder, as with love and hate,which came first- bark almost buried blindor the sweet lie of this lichen grown over as if you where the breath to its lung,the furrow to its field, the ground to its grass, the remnants of its final stand. All words and photographs by Damien B Donnelly

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EAT THE STORMS – THE IRISES OF OUR EYES

This is a collection of 5 short videos made on TikTok (#eatthestorms) for my poem The Irises of our Eyes which I wrote after seeing a Vincent Van Gogh Exhibition at l’Atelier des Lumières, in Paris, last year. I thought it was about the life of Vincent when I wrote it but now I realise […]

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THANK YOU, WITH LOVE FROM EAT THE STORMS

Hello from Eat The Storms, 1 day old today. A huge thank you to everyone for your support, love, light, joy, colour & for embracing my poetry collection. An extra huge thank you Mark Davidson- creator of the Hedgehog Poetry Press, my publisher- I keep waking up but the dream is still here! And also, […]

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