This month’s exclusive poem for patrons: Long Love is a love poem about the delights of a long-lasting love.Continue reading
In our monthly self-publishing poetry podcast, Dalma and I read a poem or two submitted by indie poets that month. It’s now time to submit your poems for the January episode.Continue reading
The nights are drawing in here in London and the Christmas lights have just been turned on. This is a poem for the season, inspired by the Christmas angel outside Geenpark tube station, Picadilly. You can find it, and more poems for mid-winter, in my Poems for Christmas collection. It’s available in paperback and hardback, as well as ebook, and makes a great gift.Continue reading
This month’s exclusive poem for patrons is a Christmas poem “Soaring”, inspired by the Chrismas lights on Picadilly, London. SOARING In darkening afternoons damp air that tastes of sleet and wind, we dodge between the honk of taxis, buses, cars and other people, as from work to shops and back again we go, to and fro, intent on lists of food and clothes and gifts and then… Read more on Patreon!Continue reading
I’m on holiday from today, enjoying a creative yoga retreat. I’m expecting a wonderful experience in one of my favorite places on earth: the Algarvian southwest coast of Portugal.Continue reading
This post is about November’s exclusive Patreon poem for patrons: Passing On.
If you would like to read the poem, it becomes available exclusively to my patrons today, for the next three months.Continue reading
Here is your copy of the Orna Ross Poetry Newsletter October 2019.
It’s here, my latest poetry book, Allowing Now: A Book of Mindfulness Poems. This is poetry in the tradition of Mary Oliver, Maya Angelou, John O’Donoghue and others who write about the deepest dimensions of life from a spiritual rather than religious perspective. The book was inspired by the ancient wisdoms of Rumi and the most recent inspirational Instapoets.Continue reading
This post is about October’s exclusive Patreon poem for patrons: The Rings of Our Being
My friends Clarisse and Bobby are getting married soon and they asked me to write a poem for the wedding, a translation of one of the old Irish love poems.Continue reading