Michael O'Sullivan


Biography of Michael O'Sullivan

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.

His website is: michaelosullivan59.weebly.com

His WIKIPEDIA entry is under: Michael O'Sullivan, poet.

His first feature film, BECAUSE I COULD NOT STOP FOR DEATH (85 mins) has just been completed. It is based on the life and work of Emily Dickinson.

His work has appeared in numerous anthologies and journals throughout the world.

His new collection BEETHOVEN IN VIENNA will be published in Ireland in the summer.

Michael O'Sullivan's Works:

The Physics of Parting (Wyndham Hall/ Cloverdale Library)
1993.

Selected Poem (1975-2008) (Lapwing Press, Belfast)

Lir's Other Children (Lapwing Press, Belfast,1992.)

THE JUDGE WHO SENTENCED YOU TO YOUR OWN DESTINY (LAPWING PRESS,2001)

LINES ON EDUCATION (QUANTUM SOFA, DUBLIN)

LOVER OF ASHES (LAPWING PRESS, BELFAST)

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The Naked Dance

Perhaps nature is itself the paradox:
All I know is that while you danced
Naked in the snow, and threw your clothes
On branches aching with the touch,
I felt the tumult of an icy lust
Perfected by the very snow that fell.
Nothing is usually darker than grey flesh
Exposed to the incomparable snow;
Yet, when the morning moon had failed

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