Norah Tunney

Norah Tunney Biography

Norah sprung from an extravagant linage of poets where Poetry was seen as a beautiful benediction-
a noble passion
blessing all ones days.

Won 3rd price for poetry in The Gerald Manley Hopkins award.
Wrote 4 poetry books
Only a Breath Away,
The Touch Of A Spark.

Norah Tunney Quotes

11 April 2017

You will not fall between the cracks- this loving universe has got your back

11 April 2017

Only when your heart is empty will there be room for the whole world to come inside.

11 April 2017

The awareness of death- gives life.

11 April 2017

Nature quietens the mind and nourishes the heart.

11 April 2017

When the mind is quiet the body can rest.

Norah Tunney Comments

Bill Nicholson 05 October 2019

Hi, Nora, Remember us, Jean and Bill, Lynn, massachusetts

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Susan Williams 17 March 2018

Norah Tunney is a remarkable voice. Just read those intelligent, sensitive, and beautiful quotations she has posted...such as.''The awareness of death- gives life.'' and ''Nature quietens the mind and nourishes the heart.''. Those words give you a key into the heart and spirit of her soul and her writings. I recommend her poetry... I know I have enjoyed reading her. She has not been her for a couple of months and I miss her voice.

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The Best Poem Of Norah Tunney

Last Night I Held The World In My Arms

Last night I held the world
in my arms,
and my heart broke into
a thousands shards,
I cried rivers
and my body ached and shivered,
I gathered up every scrap of pain and grief
and carried it home to the great ocean of silence and peace,
we are not beings in a separate cell,
we are part and parcel of a magnificent star-shell.

Last night I fell asleep with the world in my arms
and today I cry from the depths of my being-
let me die from loving this beautiful world too much,
and forgive me if have hurt you along the way,
but I am just a poor being made of clay.

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