Tag: Bloomsday

  • A Celebration of Irish women poets on Bloomsday 2020

    A Celebration of Irish women poets on Bloomsday 2020

    ‘Words Like Stars’ by Roisin Ní Neachtain How they flow unformed Then fix themselves like the stars Shivering and held up Worshipped And I And they Staggering and squawking Sweating and squabbling Night and day Wobbling words Singing Dust Dust Dust Corrosive mantles Wrought to a stain Stain us Stain the water to the earth…

  • A Celebration of Irish Women Poets on Bloomsday 2017

    “Canal Walk Home” by Gillian Hamill   What is it About the power of the water To heal hurts   Three lads sit on the boardwalk They hardly look like delicate sorts. And yet they gaze out Contemplate The rushing rippling mottles of the Undulating lake Can soothe souls.   Car lights are reflected in…

  • Blooming Blossom Pome for Bloomsday in Sunny Dublin.

    16-06-2010 and I couldn’t find a summer flower poem, so it will have to be a spring flower poem. The earliest blossom in our neighbourhood tends to scatter as soon as a wind rises up, leaving minute wee flowers , scattered all over the ground. They have the virtue of shining milk-white and incandescently in…