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Magdalena Cullen is a Polish Corkonian. She was born in India; raised in India, Poland and Hungary; and has been living in Cork city for the last five years. She received an Honorary Mention for her poem 'Why Men Exist', in 2000 in Leszno, Poland. In 2009 four of her poems were printed in the anthology New Beginnings in a competition organized by Irish publishing house Ogham Printing. She is working towards her first collection of poems. In 2011 she was awarded an Honorary Mention for her poem Two Things in the Munster Literature Centre's Gregory O'Donoghue International Poetry Competition.

 

 

 

 

 

Two Things

Honorary Mention in the 2011 Gregory O'Donoghue International Poetry Competition

 

 

there are mainly two things

which are left

after every man

socks

or T-shirts

 

first ones

borrowed in the mornings

 

second ones

borrowed at nights

when the decision

bites the leg of the heart

like the mad dog

 

then they stay

in your wardrobes

to heat

the memory

 

©2011 Magdalena Cullen

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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