Thames Way by Diarmuid Fitzgerald, launch info and sample haiku

thames way

You are cordially invited to the launch of Diarmuid Fitzgerald’s first collection Thames Way. Thames Way is a collection of haiku and tanka poems. Thames Way is published by Alba Publishing.

Diarmuid walked the river Thames from London to its source. The reader can experience the journey through the poems.

The launch is taking place in the Irish Writer’s Centre on Parnell Square, Dublin 1 on Thursday 22nd October 2015 at 7 pm. Maeve O’Sullivan will launch the collection.

Please RSVP to deeinireland@gmail.com. Feel free to bring other people along but I will need to know how many you are bringing.

Looking forward to seeing you there.

Diarmuid Fitzgerald

iron bridge –
in the space between the beams
flickering sunlight

a shirtless man
with rippling abs and tanned skin
hocks then spits

gentle crinkle
of leaves underfoot
wind waves through the boughs

in the marches
without my map –
joyously lost

the long grass
tickles my bare feet
touching memories

the river –
lashed with rain
open to the drops

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