Live Encounters, July 2016

I’m delighted to have two of my poems, Lavender Scented Memories and Homeless, published in the July edition of Live Encounters which is edited by Geraldine Mills.

“Mary Oliver puts it very well when she says ‘poems are not words but fires for the cold, ropes to let down to the lost.’ That is what Live Encounters is, for the reader and the writer; when thrown into the cold sea of uncertainty, when we are in too deep and our feet can’t feel the bottom, it is the hand stretched out that pulls us safely to the shore.”
– Geraldine Mills, award winning Poet and Writer.

Her fiction and poetry is taught in universities in Connecticut, U.S.A. Her first children’s novel Gold has just been released by Little Island.

Live Encounters Poetry July 2016

Click here and go to pages 59 and 60 for my poems or click on Live Encounters where you can read or download the full publication for free, which includes poetry from:

Geraldine Mills – Guest Editorial and Poems
Barbara Flaherty – Reading the Barren Land
Dr Greta Sykes – Shipping News
Eileen Casey – After Midsummer’s Day
Jean James – Nothing is Fixed
Lynda Tavakoli – Conflict
Mary Melvin Geoghegan – As Moon and Mother Collide
Rachel Blum – Six Poems
Randhir Khare – Walking on Water
Shahbano Aliani – The Beloved Calls
Susan Condon – Selected Poems
Terry McDonagh – Lady Cassie Peregrina

 

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About Susan Condon

Irish Writer and Poet. Award winning, published short story writer.

Posted on July 17, 2016, in Poems, Publications, Writing and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 4 Comments.

  1. Two strong poems – one takingme back to the lavender tree in my mother’s front garden and the Homeless one so powerful, it hits you straight in the heart- great writing!

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  2. Oh, Susan, those are both great poems! I was especially taken by Homeless. As it happens, my current WIP features a homeless person. In our world of comfort, it’s easy to forget how hard life is for those people.

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