Dragonflies Spoken Word 16th Feb

The superb Dragonflies Spoken Word returns with its first event of 2021 on the 16th Feb at 19.30 GMT and I will be the featured poet amid an evening of Open Mic readers. Hosted by fellow Poets Barbra Kirbyshaw and Darren J Beaney, it is always a perfectly packed Zoom room of artists and supporters […]

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EAT THE STORMS – THE PODCAST – EPISODE 4

Coming Saturday at 5pm GMT to a podcast platform near you including Spotify, Anchor, Google Podcasts, Apple Podcasts, Overcast, Radio Public and Breaker… Today’s guest are from The Hedgehog Poetry press. They are Nigel Kent, Patricia M Osborne, Margaret Royall, Brendon Booth-Jones, Zoe Siobhan Howarth Lowe, Katie Proctor and Gaynor Kane. Find them all at…

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EAT THE STORMS – THE PODCAST – WEEK 3 GUESTS

A huge thank you to the stars who joined me last weekend on the Podcast. They are each and everyone beautiful, talented, generous, charming, supportive and superstars and can be watched, not only in the dark of night, outdoors, but at every hour of the day, shadow or light, and you can find them here… […]

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EAT THE STORMS – EPISODE 3 – OUT NOW

Episode 3 of the Podcast Eat The Storms is on your local platform or coming soon. Definitely on Spotify already and it is packed tight with talent… Thank you to the featured Poets Ankh Spice, Sarah Connor, Ruairí De Barra, Eilín de Paor, Jane Dougherty, Kevin Bateman, Catherine Ann Cullen and Aisling Keogh

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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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#TopTweetTuesday

  Tomorrow is Tuesday but not just any Tuesday, on Twitter it’s #TopTweetTuesday thanks to the wonderful poet Matthew M C Smith, editor of Black Bough Poems and author of the superb poetry collection Origin: 21 Poems (buy on Amazon and read ‘Footprints’ and ‘Daughters’ and you’ll see why it’s unmissable, passionate, thought-provoking, and he’s […]

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SUNDAY SHARING; Dancing — Jane Dougherty Writes

Sunday sharing could not be done without this beautiful dance with the wilderness by Jane Dougherty of Jane Dougherty Writes. Check it out and come dance with the rest of us… The Secret Keeper’s weekly writing prompt provides five words to incorporate in a poem. Sometimes, I don’t get on with the words at all, […]

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SHARING SUNDAY; All the ways — Christina Strigas

Sharing Sunday could not ignore this powerhouse poem from Christina Strigas: First time I almost died was before I was even born. Miracle baby, the doctor said. Nowadays it’s only breech eyes closed but in ’68 it was some kind of miracle that my mom still tells me like it’s the first time what a story […]

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