Category Archives: My Poetry

A video ku from the Mournes

The last time I was out for a drive with my family before lockdown was on Mothers Day, March 22nd. My husband drove my daughter and me from Warrenpoint through the village of Rostrevor and when he took this road … Continue reading

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Strange days…

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Inspired by Japanese prints

In autumn 2019, poets from around the world responded to a call for haiku based on Japanese prints in the collection at Bristol Museum & Art Gallery. Over 800 submissions were received from poets in thirty countries. You can view … Continue reading

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The Label, the Map and the Jukebox

The Label I must admit, I’m a sucker for quirky ways of distributing poetry. There’s something very enjoyable about watching the reaction of the public when they have been unexpectedly exposed to a poem. Belfast-based, Fermanagh poet Maria McManus is … Continue reading

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Latest haiga…

  I have added this haiku to my latest painting ‘Dreaming of Donegal’  … in memory of an old friend.    

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Three Drops from a Cauldron – Samhain Issue

Thanks to writer and editor Kate Garrett,  my poetry and artwork feature in this spooky issue of Three Drops from a Cauldron. It’s good to be in the company of such fine writers and artists at Halloween. Thanks also to editors Chase Gagnon and … Continue reading

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Familiar face

Below is a haiga, in this case a combination of a senryu and photograph, in response to a writing prompt on Creative Writing Ink

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More than just music at the Fiddler’s Green festival

UPDATE!

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Published this week on the Africa Haiku Network …

 

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Greetings from the east coast! A couple of haiga from these parts…

For those unfamiliar with this term, a haiga is a combination of short form poetry such as haiku or tanka and artwork. Welcome to those of you who are visiting this blog via Rattle Poetry. I look forward to reading your … Continue reading

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