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Poetry Pamphlets (Volume IV)

Enjoy ten more of Orna Ross’s inspirational poems aimed at the heart of love. Touches The Places Words Rarely Reach Poetry: there are times in life when nothing else will do. At such times, you need a certain kind of poem, the kind of poems that are contained in Orna Ross’s “Ten Thoughts About Love” pamphlet series, the kind of poems that tell the truth about life while providing consolation and inspiration. Poetry that inspires by touching the places that words rarely reach. In this volume, an Irishwoman surveys the alcohol-fuelled scene on St Patrick’s Night 2013; an ancient mid-winter…

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Poetry Pamphlets (Volume III)

If you are a poetry lover, then you’re sure to appreciate these poems about love, poems about life, poems about loss, and faith, and redemption — all delivered in simple, yet achingly beautiful, words. My poetry tends towards the inspirational. I often don’t know what a poem is about until I find it coming together on the page. I just feel the itch that says, this one’s a poem, not a story. I first publish my poems in pamphlets that I call Ten Thoughts About Love with yes, ten poems in each (except for Vol III, which includes haiku, so I…

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Selected Poetry 2012-2014

In this first selection of her poems, chosen and arranged by the poet, you’ll find consolation and inspiration. Here are poems that offer shifting interpretations of identity, poems that rework ancient Irish blessings, poems about life and liberty and the conditions for happiness. Exploring what it feels like to reach, to hold, and to return to light after darkness, this selection presents the purest practice of the theory Orna Ross expounds in her Go Creative! books. Take flight within the space within the words.

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Poetry Pamphlets (Volume II)

Enjoy ten more of Orna Ross’s inspirational poems aimed at the heart of love. Touches The Places Words Rarely Reach Poetry: there are times in life when nothing else will do. At such times, you need a certain kind of poem, the kind of poems that are contained in Orna Ross’s “Ten Thoughts About Love” pamphlet series, the kind of poems that tell the truth about life while providing consolation and inspiration. Poetry that inspires by touching the places that words rarely reach. In this volume, an Irishwoman surveys the alcohol-fuelled scene on St Patrick’s Night 2013; an ancient mid-winter…

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Poetry Pamphlets (Volume I)

My poetry tends towards the inspirational. I often don’t know what a poem is about until I find it coming together on the page. I just feel the itch that says, this one’s a poem, not a story. I first publish my poems in pamphlets that I call Ten Thoughts About Love with yes, ten poems in each (except for Vol III, which includes haiku, so I put some extra in, as they are so short.) I write haiku daily specifically as a way to generate creative presence. I’ve lately started posting them with pictures on my Instagram. I also…

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Poetry For Christmas – Twelve Inspirational Poems For The Holiday Season

So many poets are moved to words by Christmas. This slim books is a perfect stocking filler, with poems by WH Auden, John Betjeman, TS Eliot, Thomas Hardy, Dan Holloway, Patrick Kavanagh, Mary Oliver, Anne Porter, Adrienne Rich, Anne Sexton, Christopher Smart, WB Yeats and one of mine, the reworking of an old Irish blessing. Stocking filler or gift to self? Indulge and enjoy.

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