The Ofi Press Magazine

International Poetry and Literature from Mexico City

Iseult Healy: 1 Poem Published

Poem by Iseult Healy (Ireland)

Published in The Ofi Press issue 48 

 

 

 

 

 

Specks

 

The stone crashed to the sea shore

spilling little men who pebbled the beach

and spent their eternity chasing the softer sand

to lay their nuclear eggs of indifference

there to hatch and limber and sprout new

shapes that scrunched the pebble men underfoot

and called it play.

About the Poet

Iseult lives in magnificent Sligo on the west coast of Ireland - the land of Yeats.  Her formal training came through the Royal Irish Academy in the dramatic arts.  She has furthered her training through several workshops in The Irish Writers Centre and Patrick Kavanagh Centre as well as several workshops with Galway poet Kevin Higgins of Over the Edge.

She has been a contributor for many years to The Synge Summer School, Wicklow. She is published and shortlisted and is also a member of the Ox Mountain Poets and A New Ulster groups.

www.iseultwriter.com

Twitter: IseultH

Image: "Pebbles" by Markus Reinhardt.