Poetry

This is a selection of my poetry.

Waiting

Take what little comfort there is in this night ...more

Gauguin on Inishmaan

Cobalt shadows define the ragged edges of Inishmaan ...more

This is how we live

In the brilliance of the morning ...more

Now seen now hidden

The rain falls on the land ...more

Our Poet

(in memory of Seamus Heaney) ...more

Growing old

I met a girl who told me, in that way girls have ...more

Cracks

You could focus on the cracks ...more

Returning stones

These small stones collected ...more

The Rain

The rain, when it came ...more

Pieta

He was a tall man struck on the head ...more

Negotiation

You feel confidently in charge ...more

Ball stuck in a tree

Autumn reveals the trees bared branches ...more

Like Cattle

All soft eyes and trust ...more

Bayonet

In a glass case of time ...more

Flesh as felt, alive

Standing in the space ...more

The sucker punch

Everything is contained in that punch ...more

Holding on

You could hold onto that ...more

Cornucopia

the wire mesh of the trolley ...more

Stone

the cast stone is dust ...more

Rock Candy Man

he's confectioner's sugar but ...more

Paper

With no paper how can I write ...more

Weft

The clock, that friendly assassin ...more

Damage done

You are never sure of the hurt you cause ...more