Poetry Corner listing

The weekly Poetry Corner section in the Clare Champion is a Clare Champion/Clare Three-Leggèd Stool Poets initiative which launched in the 28th October 2011 edition of the paper. Clare Three-Leggèd Stool Poets have full editorial control over the poetic content by way of a three-person editorial panel drawn from members of the group.

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Following is a full listing of featured poets (39) and poems (150) in reverse order by date.

Edition Poet Poem(s) No. Lines
25 Jul 2014 Caroline Bracken Galtee Mountain Girl 24
18 Jul 2014 Brian Mooney The Drowning 38
20 Jun 2014 Karen J. McDonnell Lady of Title Lunatic 20
23 May 2014 Arthur Watson The Party Animal 37
9 May 2014 Patrick Stack The Dance is Wild 5
2 May 2014 Doireann Ni Ghriofa Summer, 1955 11
18 Apr 2014 Martin Vernon Post Office Field, Ennis 31
11 Apr 2014 Mary Ellen Fean Derry 1972 20
4 Apr 2014 Mike Douse Some Father's Son 36
28 Mar 2014 Arthur Watson A Blow-in on St Patrick's Day 44
21 Mar 2014 Eve Golden Woods Silvermines 36
14 Mar 2014 Mary Ellen Fean Storm Damage 22
7 Mar 2014 Patrick Stack In Ganymede 25
28 Feb 2014 Arthur Watson The Rooks of Ennistymon 12
21 Feb 2014 Donald Gardner The Glittering Sea 24
14 Feb 2014 Arthur Watson The Celebrants 14
7 Feb 2014 Karen J. McDonnell Excavations at the Temple 24
31 Jan 2014 Eve Golden Woods Winter '06 45
24 Jan 2014 Fred Johnston What Governs Us 18
24 Jan 2014 Fred Johnston Insult 12
10 Jan 2014 Arthur Watson The Christmas Tree's Message to Man 42
13 Dec 2013 Knute Skinner A Useful Bench 29
6 Dec 2013 Eve Golden Woods Autumn in the Green 26
29 Nov 2013 Mike Douse Great-Uncle Arthur and the Blitz 12
22 Nov 2013 Patrick Stack Healing 24
15 Nov 2013 Arthur Watson Strangers in the Night 23
8 Nov 2013 Dominic Lysaght Home Is Where the Heart Is 13
1 Nov 2013 Mary Ellen Fean Arrow 15
25 Oct 2013 Mike Douse Acceptance 16
18 Oct 2013 Brendan O'Beirne Lyric No. 9 14
18 Oct 2013 Brendan O'Beirne Lost in November Rains 12
11 Oct 2013 Arthur Watson The Commutation 12
11 Oct 2013 Arthur Watson Postscript to 'The Commutation' 14
4 Oct 2013 Frank Golden Poetry is a Blood Sport 26
27 Sep 2013 Karen J. McDonnell In Memoriam (On the death of Seamus Heaney) 3
27 Sep 2013 Karen J. McDonnell Annie (For Annie McCarrick) 25
20 Sep 2013 Noel Mulqueen Road to Tory Pier 17
13 Sep 2013 Patrick Stack Lament for Viking Dublin 9
13 Sep 2013 Patrick Stack "The sadness of evening is upon me" 7
30 Aug 2013 Martin Vernon Playing God 12
30 Aug 2013 Martin Vernon Lying Fallow 25
23 Aug 2013 Arthur Watson To Come of Age 15
23 Aug 2013 Arthur Watson Change 12
23 Aug 2013 Arthur Watson The Power of Speech 9
9 Aug 2013 Ines Bouhannani Pieta 21
26 Jul 2013 Knute Skinner Rain Today 12
26 Jul 2013 Knute Skinner Curtain Time 28
19 Jul 2013 Peter Kay Moves in the Air 36
28 Jun 2013 Patrick Stack The Parting 24
21 Jun 2013 Arthur Watson Un 16
7 Jun 2013 Mike Douse Second Childhood 28
31 May 2013 Z.G. Tomaszewski Heron 15
10 May 2013 Joe Healy Rhythm of the Scythe 32
3 May 2013 Mary Ellen Fean Student Jailed for Reading Poem 24
19 Apr 2013 Claire Saalbach Closed Minds 12
19 Apr 2013 Claire Saalbach Holding My Tongue 6
12 Apr 2013 Patrick Stack Pantoum 28
5 Apr 2013 Frank Golden The Men of Clare Now Drink Their Porter on the Palisades 27
22 Mar 2013 Mike Douse Buried Truths 21
15 Mar 2013 Martin Vernon Creativity 21
8 Mar 2013 Jinny Thomas Spider 15
8 Mar 2013 Jinny Thomas Cabbage 19
1 Mar 2013 Brian Mooney extract from The Caoineadh Revisited 28
22 Feb 2013 Doireann Ní Ghríofa Jigsaw 26
22 Feb 2013 Doireann Ní Ghríofa Póigín Gréine 6
22 Feb 2013 Doireann Ní Ghríofa Freckle 8
15 Feb 2013 Brian Mooney Ravens 25
15 Feb 2013 Arthur Watson J.C. in Jerusalem S.W. 3. Circa 30 AD. 12
15 Feb 2013 Arthur Watson Smoking 22
8 Feb 2013 Mike Douse Our Constitution 44
1 Feb 2013 Clare Sawtell Lament 11
25 Jan 2013 Frank Golden The Flaggy Shore 14
18 Jan 2013 Máire Caomhánach Composition 24
18 Jan 2013 Máire Caomhánach Ballad 21
11 Jan 2013 Charlotte Murphy The Nursing Home 17
21 Dec 2012 Mike Douse Escape Claus 16
14 Dec 2012 Thomas Moloney My Dad's Leaving 24
7 Dec 2012 Mary Ellen Fean Laundry Days 21
23 Nov 2012 Charlene Bennett Evanescence 7
16 Nov 2012 Joe Cronin A House I Lived In 14
16 Nov 2012 Peter Kay Crucifixion Aerodrome 14
9 Nov 2012 Patrick Stack Song for Tibet 17
2 Nov 2012 Arthur Watson Halloween Witch Hazel 20
26 Oct 2012 Mary Ellen Fean Spanish Holiday 23
19 Oct 2012 Donald Gardner Bicycle On Ice 37
12 Oct 2012 Fred Johnston Railway Station at Callac 20
5 Oct 2012 Martin Vernon Things Are Tough At The Moment 50
28 Sep 2012 Mike Douse Icon 25
21 Sep 2012 Charlene Bennett Mirror 6
14 Sep 2012 Tim McMahon Frankel 11
31 Aug 2012 Brendan O'Beirne Rebirth 12
31 Aug 2012 Brendan O'Beirne Patrick Kavanagh - A tribute 8
17 Aug 2012 Noel Harrington downhill 34
10 Aug 2012 Peter Kay The Great Wall 24
27 Jul 2012 Patrick Stack Embrace 17
27 Jul 2012 Patrick Stack Ordeal 7
20 Jul 2012 Dominic Lysaght Strawberry Serenade 27
13 Jul 2012 Fred Johnston The Village Women 14
6 Jul 2012 Arthur Watson Silent Witnesses 35
29 Jun 2012 Patrick Boyle To Know About Love 15
22 Jun 2012 Brendan O'Beirne Lyric No. 3 17
15 Jun 2012 Mary Ellen Fean Che 21
1 Jun 2012 Dominic Lysaght Gluttony 28
25 May 2012 Martin Guilfoyle A Quietness of Friends 18
11 May 2012 John McGrath Greene's Bar - Wednesday Night 20
4 May 2012 Patrick Stack Dog Burial 29
27 Apr 2012 Brendan O'Beirne Lyric No. 12 17
20 Apr 2012 Arthur Watson Warmest Love 23
20 Apr 2012 Arthur Watson Spirit Store 26
13 Apr 2012 Peter Kay Before You Go 5
13 Apr 2012 Peter Kay The Triumph of Experience over Enthusiasm 4
13 Apr 2012 Peter Kay April in Ennis 30
6 Apr 2012 Dominic Lysaght Economic Psycho 18
30 Mar 2012 Fred Johnston Watching Horses 15
30 Mar 2012 Fred Johnston Heartbreak 12
30 Mar 2012 Fred Johnston Crève-Coeur 14
23 Mar 2012 Clare Sawtell Sheeptrack 45
16 Mar 2012 Noel Mulqueen Crab-Apple Tree 17
9 Mar 2012 Joe Healy Steps of Lahinch 23
2 Mar 2012 Brian Mooney Flute Player 30
24 Feb 2012 Patrick Stack Valentine Bouquet 5
24 Feb 2012 Patrick Stack On Being Stood Up 17
17 Feb 2012 Teri Murray A Requiem for Brendan O'Beirne 31
3 Feb 2012 John Pinschmidt Villanelle: Verses Versus the Void 19
3 Feb 2012 John Pinschmidt Before We Disappear 19
27 Jan 2012 Arthur Watson Slugs Mating 15
27 Jan 2012 Arthur Watson Preparing For Winter 17
20 Jan 2012 Grace Wells Five Years 11
20 Jan 2012 Grace Wells February 8
13 Jan 2012 Noel Mulqueen Micro-physics 22
6 Jan 2012 Peter Kay Jetsam 32
6 Jan 2012 Peter Kay Hosing down the Pigs 18
23 Dec 2011 Mary Ellen Fean Mornings 20
23 Dec 2011 Mary Ellen Fean Daddy's Girl 19
16 Dec 2011 Noel Harrington Apology to Teenagers 42
9 Dec 2011 Arthur Watson Something 47
2 Dec 2011 Patrick Stack Donaghmore Beach July 1984 11
2 Dec 2011 Patrick Stack Town and Country 12
2 Dec 2011 Patrick Stack Socializing 9
2 Dec 2011 Patrick Stack "As deer move..." 4
25 Nov 2011 Karen J. McDonnell Can Do Poetry 30
25 Nov 2011 Karen J. McDonnell Porridged 3
18 Nov 2011 Edward O'Dwyer Mostly for You 32
11 Nov 2011 Brian Mooney Catkins 21
11 Nov 2011 Brian Mooney Autumn Love 25
4 Nov 2011 Fred Johnston Cantique pour la Fête de Sainte-Cécile / Canticle for Saint Cecelia's Day 7
4 Nov 2011 Fred Johnston Aux Yeux Bandés / Blindfolded 10
28 Oct 2011 Peter Kay To a Poet -
28 Oct 2011 Patrick Stack Samhain 11
28 Oct 2011 Arthur Watson Burnt Offering 16