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Kevin Higgins launches new highly prestigious poetry competition

repost from mentioning the war

Yesterday evening I attended a local street meeting, the subject of which was how to organise against the installation of water meters in our area. 275 more words

The People's Poetry

"Static" - featured on Mentioning The War blog

http://mentioningthewar.blogspot.ie/2015/04/static-by-grainne-mchale.html

I’m very happy to have had a poem published on Kevin Higgins’ blog, Mentioning The War. I dedicated this poem to Mary, Kevin’s mother, who passed away in 2011. 78 more words

Publications

To Hell and Back Again

Now that, at last,
you seem to have found yourself
you often long to be lost again,
to drift down a throbbing street
in the thick of the afternoon… 162 more words

'The Haircut' by Kevin Higgins

The Haircut

 
I had it imported
from Ancient Egypt, installed
upon my skull
by JobBridge slaves
grateful to be allowed touch
a scalp as potentially… 290 more words

Blasphemies

'When You Are Old' by Kevin Higgins

When You Are Old

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after William Butler Yeats

When you are old and bald and full of crap
and sitting there in threadbare rags, 241 more words

Blasphemies

Kevin Higgins Reviews 'How To Lose Your Home & Save Your Life'

Here it is: the first review of my debut collection, ‘How To Lose Your Home & Save Your Life‘, by poet Kevin Higgins… 610 more words

Poetry

Irish liberal foresees own enduring relevance

By Kevin Higgins //

My words are smoother than the essential oils
the Taoiseach last week
had his parliamentary assistant rub
into his badly traumatised buttocks. 357 more words

Poetry