Pablo Neruda, Patrick Kavanagh, Thomas Hardy, Gerard Manley Hopkins, Dylan Thomas, John Montague, and Leonard Cohen are among those who have influenced me in my love of poetry.
Although my poem of this title refers to the Great Famine in Ireland, there are many lines in this work which could equally apply to the poetic search, the poetic hunger.
'We are still here.'
Iseult is currently working on her first collection.
*Published in Live Encounters March 2021 issue
Dolmen - single chamber megalithic tomb
- age approximately 5000 years.