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Best of Irish Poetry 2009
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TADHG RUSSELL

 

 

Tadhg Russell

 

Tadhg Russell lives in Doneraile in north Cork and has been writing poetry for the last five years. His work has been published by Southword, Cyphers, The Stony Thursday Book, West47, The Stinging Fly and The Sunday Tribune. He was also on the shortlist for the Patrick Kavanagh Poetry Competition in 2010. Two of his poems made the shortlist for the 2011 Gregory O'Donoghue competition, one of them taking second prize and the other receiving an honorary mention.  

 

 

 

 

 

The Wood

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

 

 

After heavy rain comes a deeper sense of the earth,

the recent dry season becomes a distant memory,

mist rises from the green canopy above the wood,

light turns iridescent, nature resettles, yesterday’s sounds

seem far off, even my own breath takes me by surprise.

 

 

©2011 Tadhg Russell

 

 

 

 

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Russell poem in Southword #10 (print issue for purchase)

Stinging Fly issue containing a Russell poem (purchase)

Russell poem, 'Superstition', which took 2nd prize in the 2011 O'Donoghue Competition

 

 

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