Gerard Horgan

Rookie (Cork, Ireland)

Biography of Gerard Horgan

Gerard Horgan was born in Cork, Ireland but has lived and worked in France, Germany, Belgium and the United States.

He has been writing poetry on and off for 13 years and recently completed his first short story - The Dawning of the Day.

Gerard is currently working on his first novel and a screenplay. He likes travel, photography and music. Updates

Young Tom

I saw an old schoolmate today
Death had him in his grip.
Sitting outside the Mardyke
Spilling over a chair
Pale and ashen
Belly protruding from a stained grey shirt
A look of mild panic
And disbelief
Kept at bay by the pills

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