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PATRICK MORAN

 

Patrick Moran

Patrick Moran was born in Templetuohy, County Tipperary, where he still lives. He works as a post-primary teacher.He has won the Gerard Manley Hopkins Poetry Prize; he has also been a winner at Listowel Writers’ Week and the 2008 Éist Poetry Competition. In 1990, he was shortlisted for the Hennessy/Sunday Tribune Poetry Award.

His poems have appeared widely in the major Irish outlets: Poetry Ireland Review, The Irish Times, Cyphers, The Honest Ulsterman, Cork Literary Review, THE SHOp, Irish Pages and The Stinging Fly. His work is featured in anthologies, including the inaugural Forward Book of Poetry (UK), The Stony Thursday Book and The Best of Irish Poetry 2007. Patrick Moran has published two collections of poetry: The Stubble Fields (Dedalus Press 2001) and Green (Salmon Poetry 2008).

 

 

 

So Much

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

 

So much depends, too,

on ripples, traces;

 

on how you read the signs.

How the canary

 

emerges from the mine.

Or even a flutter

 

through the rainforest

raising hurricanes

 

in the Himalayas.

 

 

©2011 Patrick Moran

 

 

 

Author Links

Green (including poem & review) on the Salmon Publishing website

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