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Snow Picture – Winter Poem

I found your smile in a snow picture — you must have been twenty-six.We weren't married but felt we'd eloped to a green land dipped in stars . . .

Christmas at the Castle – Review

There is no warmer welcome than lights at a castle; a castle that speaks of the past, whispers of fairy tales, calls you to sample a mince pie and a glass of mulled wine . . .

Sea-felled Fruits – Micropoem

Sea-felled fruits holding ever afters . . .

Black Widow – Halloween Poem

https://soundcloud.com/user-703451359/black-widowThere are a number of inspirations behind this new poem, ‘Black Widow’, which I decided to...

Your Way – Motherhood Poem

The poem, 'Your Way' was written from observations of my children at the toddling stage.  This time of new steps, new sensations...

The Only Truth – For National Poetry Day

Your body enfolds me piece by piece. In this womb I dream of awakened faces, loved ones I've lost . . .

Moon Woman – Spoken Word Poem

Reading this poem aloud to a packed Parade Tower, at Kilkenny Castle was exhilarating! ‘Moon Woman’ was chosen...

Moon Woman – Poem Extract

Today, I will be reading my poem, 'Moon Woman' at the launch of this year's Kilkenny Poetry Broadsheet, taking place at Kilkenny...

Running on Shadows – Spoken Word Poem

This moss is her island, its dewy green lends spring to her take off.She's running on shadows.