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  • Books:
  • Blood Horses,
  • Beneath The Ice,
  • Snakeskin Stilettos,
  • The Horse's Nest,
  • Miracle Fruit,
  • Selected Poems,
  • The Goose Tree

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Poet, creative writing facilitator, editor. Experienced mentor for those working towards a first collection. My publishers are Lagan Press, Belfast and Liberties Press, Dublin, who published my Selected Poems in 2012, The Goose Tree in June 2014. Blood Horses was published in 2018 from Caesura Press www.caesurapress.co.uk and a new collection, Carnivorous is forthcoming from Doire Press Spring 2019

Friday, 1 August 2014

Sometimes it is good to get away from everything


The Erne Rushes Through Me

 

A great clean flood to rinse away

the whole of the tired, wicked world.

 

A heron guards the dreaming ivory gates,

my eyes have turned the blue of damselfly;

red gilled perch and silver trout,

swim through the ventricles of my heart

and swallows rise from my throat, stitching

my thoughts to the sky: it is as if nothing

 

bad is happening anywhere: as if

everything in the Garden is lovely.

1 comment:

  1. Beautiful, Moyra. Love the colour and imagery in the middle stanza.

    marion

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