Michael O'Sullivan Poems
- Phusis When ashes ventured to Heraclitus That more things ...
- Persistence Of Money After Dea... Only when homeless Did I ...
- Cape Clear Island No shapes nor fine geographies will ...
- Frankenstein Having no chronmetric choice The clock ticks ...
- After The Final Disappointment All expectations Crushed I ...
- A Glimpse Of Heaven You felt the stars were angels when you ...
- Art Lesson -Why do we draw? -Because we can't see.
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.
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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,