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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AN EVENING OF EATING THE STORMS

Join me tonight at 8m GMT on Facebook (Damien Donnelly) or You Tube for an hour long show launching Eat the Storms, my debut poetry collection. I will read poems from the collection, add a little backstory, share some other poems I completed during lockdown, some Paris poems and read a short abbreviated chapter from […]

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LAUNCH WEEK – EAT THE STORMS – PATRICIA’S PEN

Two weeks ago, I got to ask Patricia M. Osborne 11 questions about her writing process and her latest poetry collection Taxus Baccata, also published by The Hedgehog Poetry Press and yesterday I got the chance to drop over to Patricia’s blog to speak about Eat the Storms as part of her wonderful series Patrica’s […]

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REVIEW OF EAT THE STORMS – NESS OWEN – LAUNCH WEEK

Recently, I asked welsh poet Ness Owen if she would mind pre-reading Eat the Storms for a review and she very kindly said yes… In a delightful mixing of senses, Damien B. Donnelly’s debut collection takes us on a journey through colour, searching for ‘the truth/ beneath’ in a world where ‘Faith is fragile’. Aided […]

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