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Best of Irish Poetry 2010
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Songs of Earth and Light
Barbara Korun poems translated by Theo Dorgan
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by Jennifer Minniti-Shippey
Winner, 2008 Fool for Poetry Competition
Richesses: Francophone Songwriter Poets
Edited and translated by Aidan Hayes
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Noel King was born and lives in Tralee, Ireland. His poems, haiku, short stories, reviews and articles have been published in over thirty countries. His debut collection, Prophesying the Past, is published by Salmon Poetry. In 2011 he was shortlisted for the Gregory O'Donoghue International Poetry Prize.
Honorary Mention in the 2011 Gregory O'Donoghue International Poetry Competition
between the kite
and the fingers
of my little son’s hands.
* * *
The overhead lines
beckoning the colours
we’d painted on the sail.
* * *
as the breeze
tangles the kite in trees.
©2011 Noel King
Prophesying the Past by Noel King (Salmon, 2010)
'Black and Tan', a poem by Noel King
More King poems in Southword Journal