Seamus Hogan

Rookie - 7 Points (Ireland)

Seamus Hogan Poems

1. Monday Morning 5/31/2004
2. Starlings 7/13/2005
3. Nightfalls 10/30/2005
4. Kisses 10/31/2005
5. New Jacket. (For Damaris) 2/16/2005
6. A Falling Leaf 5/15/2005
7. May 2006 1/28/2008
8. Memory 2/10/2008
9. Near Doneraile 3/30/2008
10. Hearth 3/30/2008
11. Wave 3/31/2008
12. I Was About To Call On You 3/31/2008
13. Bomb Victim 4/2/2008
14. The Blackbird 6/5/2004
15. Shreds 6/5/2005
16. Sketch For A Self Portrait 10/7/2011
17. Station 1/28/2014
18. Decade 3/30/2008
19. Heron, West Cork 12/31/2013
20. Feeding Time 5/18/2004
21. Boudoir. 3/20/2008
22. Moving Apart 11/6/2005
23. Nightshift. 3/30/2008
24. A Christmas Carol. 1/8/2006
25. Territory 7/27/2013
26. Damascus 3/18/2005
27. The Raising Of Lazarus. 3/19/2008
Best Poem of Seamus Hogan

The Raising Of Lazarus.

As he slowly rose,
The weight of death wound
Around him, moans wrenched
in two like a smile for a stranger
Who momentarily seemed familiar.
The crowd, as if a vulva, pushed aside
Allowing this strange awakening passage.

At each bending of the knees
There seemed a hesitation;
A nearly worded indecision
With every footstep swelling
Then drowning in the steady current
of their need. An anger
Kindling in eyes already unused to light
At having been called away
By their suffering to decay.

But the earth, already overflowing,
Decided. It ...

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A Falling Leaf

Two riders in the elderberry road,
grass between.
With blackthorn and hazel, unseen.
Only the breathing, the hoofs
and browning green.
Two horses, two riders.

A hollow came, rose,
returned again. Another came,

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