Donal Mahoney

Donal Mahoney Poems

201. One Of The Ha-Ha's From Old Staball Hill 11/9/2013
202. Dingle, Ireland 11/9/2013
203. Henry Showed Wendy His Paintings 11/10/2013
204. Before I Sally Off 11/10/2013
205. Boss On Vacation 11/10/2013
206. Black Seed By Black Seed 11/10/2013
207. Cats Are Poetry 11/11/2013
208. Brisk Man From Jaipur 11/12/2013
209. Bungalow Couple Redux 11/12/2013
210. Windsor Knot 10/11/2013
211. Mcgillicuddy's Wake 10/15/2013
212. Father Comforts Tearful Nora,6 10/15/2013
213. Waiting For The Same Thing 11/16/2013
214. Paddy Tells His Barber Why He Can'T Kill Rosie 11/16/2013
215. Study In Fidelity 11/20/2013
216. At Bus Stops On Thanksgiving Day 11/27/2013
217. Big Thanksgiving Snow 11/28/2013
218. The Food Stamp Cafe 12/1/2013
219. What's Gonna Be, Asks Billy? 12/1/2013
220. Did You See Adam Lanza? 12/1/2013
221. Love And Anger At 80, According To Elmer 12/3/2013
222. Lines For A Female Psychiatrist 12/3/2013
223. Chino And Chambray 12/6/2013
224. The Inspector Of Eyes 12/6/2013
225. Old Tom 12/6/2013
226. The Unbraiding 12/6/2013
227. Child's Play 12/6/2013
228. That Laugh 12/7/2013
229. The Wrist-Snatcher 12/7/2013
230. Herbie Gets Emails 10/25/2013
231. Thoughts While Waiting 10/25/2013
232. Mostly Basie With A Little Bach 11/21/2013
233. Thirty Years Of Service 12/9/2013
234. Tornadoes In The Parlor 12/9/2013
235. What If Mary Had Chosen Otherwise 12/13/2013
236. Husband And Wife On Hassocks Eating Sausage 12/14/2013
237. Mixed Couple On The Morning Train 12/14/2013
238. Winter On Astor Street 12/15/2013
239. A Romeo's Comeuppance 12/15/2013
240. Bending, Grabbing, Sorting 12/16/2013

Comments about Donal Mahoney

  • Eugene Levich Eugene Levich (7/4/2015 12:10:00 PM)

    Viva Donal Mahoney... author of some of the loveliest poetry I've read this year!

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  • Cece D Cece D (9/23/2013 9:00:00 AM)

    Love your writing! Keep it up

Best Poem of Donal Mahoney

Income Equality

Wilbur's always lived
in the navel of society,
lost in the lint
of the middle class.

His parents lived there too.
So will his children if they
fail to win the lottery.
Not a problem for Wilbur.

From his navel he can
see the poor sweat
at jobs they died for.
When he looks up

he can see the rich bet
on stocks and then relax
with wine and caviar.
That's the way the world works.

Wilbur's father told him
it's always been that way
and always will be.
And like his father

Wilbur knows the world
will always have ...

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In Break Formation

The indications used to come
like movie fighter planes in break
formation, one by one, the perfect
plummet, down and out. This time they’re
slower. But after supper, when I hear her
in the kitchen hum again, hum higher,
higher, till my ears are numb,
I remember how it was
the last time: how she hummed

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