Michael O'Sullivan


Do you like this poet?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.


Michael's books have won many national and international awards. His collection THE PHYSICS OF PARTING (Wyndham Hall Press/Cloverdale Library 1993.) won the American Cloverdale Prize for poetry, chosen from a panel of judges from ten countries.

MORNINGS OF THE ORESTEIA, SELECTED POEMS (1975-2008) was greeted with wide international acclaim.

His website is: ... more »

Click here to add this poet to your My Favorite Poets.


Comments about Michael O'Sullivan

There is no comment submitted by members..
Best Poem of Michael O'Sullivan

Phusis

When ashes ventured to Heraclitus
That more things may exist than fire
He disappeared into a sunny gap
Created by foreshortening of his stride.

As Ur-Syphilis whispered to dying Thales
That water had no monopoly on pain
The unitarian cried drops of semen
Whose unique salts made Ur-Syphilis extinct.

When flies debased all number to Pythagoroas
A gown surged forth from the ineffable,
Enmeshed all flies with their descendants,
Imparting Death its concentrated tone.

When a mushroom visited the atom bomb
Accusing it of flagrant imitation,
The...

Read the full of Phusis

PoemHunter.com Updates

[Hata Bildir]