Biography of Ciarán Kelly
Lover of poetry and music. Works as a translator in Brussels.
Ciarán Kelly Poems
An Untold Beauty
There is no faith in what is plain to see, always doubting, meekly toiling, those truthful eyes awoke my sinking soul, a believer in the sullied snow knelt aghast.
A silent chanter sits in its silver case, the year of the piper is put on hold,
Ryanair To Brussels
Many a bush beaten round we pass many a fleeting thought cast out
Between Amberley and Hanmer Springs Several magnetic and dirty sheep clung to the Southern Alps near Stinkin' Stream, At Ferry Bridge on the hazy Hurunui River,
The Lost Flower
One day I planted you in the thick undergrowth And then I left you there alone as a seedling To face the elements
It was in Nancy Spain's that they first looked at me the primal glance digested me a pleasurable pain removed my
Twas the music took me there, not the horses, funny that; Bets and tunes in harmony interweaving, busking like mad
Down by the water a mirror appears, Quivering thoughts of love and fears, Staring games so real and stern, Riddles in the ripples turn,
Aireoidh Tú Beach!
D’fhéachas amach an fhuinneog, is do chonac í ina domhan beag féin,
A silent chanter
sits in its silver case,
the year of the piper
is put on hold,
all nations weave about town,
affluent and bronzed.
A cathedral mirage