Marion Clarke

Born 1965 in Northern Ireland
Living in Warrenpoint, Northern Ireland (UK)
Contact the poet
http://seaviewwarrenpoint.wordpress.com/

 

Marion Clarke

 

canal bank …

each cherry tree touching

its neighbour

Sakura Award winner in 2012 Vancouver Cherry Blossom Haiku Competition
International Category
 

 

 
 
 

 

storm on the lough

streetlamps on Seaview

lit by sunrise

Highly commended in Irish Haiku Society 2011 international Haiku Competition.
Published in ‘Bamboo Dreams’, the first national anthology of haiku poetry from Ireland

 

 

 
 

 

skinny dipping –

one small step to land

on the moon

 

Winner of Every Day Poets ‘Great Big Little Poems Competition’ 2012

 

 

turf in the air

the old man

returns home

 


inspired by Seamus Heaney’s ‘Digging’

Seamus Heaney – In Memorium, September 2013
Butterfly Dreams, NeverEnding Story, September 2013

 

 

midday heat still ticking abandoned bicycle

 

tinywords 13.2 September 2013

 

 

 

disused road roots resurfacing

 

 

 

tinywords 13.2 September 2013

 

 

holiday break up

her cheeks bruised

by the breeze

 

 

Burning Bush 2 literary journal, Issue 5 Summer 2013

 

 

riptide unable to help myself ...

 

 

 

 

tinywords 13:1 March 2013

 

 

turning tide...

a barnacle waits

on a limpet

 

 

Heron's Nest, March 2012

 

 

grandma's kitchen . . .

a star-covered teacup

for the gypsy lady

 

 

Frogpond, Autumn 2012

 

 

 

 

another winter . . .

my father’s garden seat

still creaking 

 

 

A Hundred Gourds 1:3 June 2012

 

 

early dusk . . .

my children’s footsteps

fill the stillness

                                                                                                    

 

A Hundred Gourds 1:2 March 2012 

 

 

Donegal summer—

sleet ticks off the window pane

then slaps it

 

 

A Hundred Gourds 1:1 December 2011

 

 

low winter sun

warming up a row

of chimney pots

 

 

Notes from the Gean 3:4 

 

coffee and Danish –

the Mournes dusted

with snow

 

 

Irish literary journal, The Linnet’s Wings, Summer 2012