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Slain by Slakey 2: More on Trump—and Other Degenerates
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,500. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2018. Categories: Essay » Political, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
The Slain by Slakey books are a series of humorous books of poetry poking fun at the liar-in-chief. They allow the reader to see the lighter side of the Trump presidency. Slain 2 is much longer than Slain 1, includes pictures, and expands from limericks into poems from children's nonsense poetry: an alphabet poem, a sonnet, a song, You Are Old Father William poems, double dactyls, and bredliks.
From Doll House Windows
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 8,540. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2018 by Limerick Writers Centre. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Lorraine Carey's poetry displays both the durability and the brittleness of Donegal’s granite and flint clad landscape. As you explore this extraordinary collection, you will not come away unscathed. Great boulders of verbs and craggy nouns will stop you in your tracks: poems will sidetrack you through fissures and areas of pitting and darkness that will often prove uncomfortable but mesmerizing.
The Chaos Within
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 4,270. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2018 by Limerick Writers Centre. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
IT’S ALL about chaos – the chaos within each of us and the chaos that lurks out there. But these poems, drenched in sensuality, honesty and hope, put a measure of order on that chaos, and separate the light from the darkness of the void. A suckling babe, the smell of church candles, a sleeping child, the unheard scream inside the head, the joys and the angst of parenthood – David Rice, author.
Redshank
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 61,180. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2018 by Limerick Writers Centre. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Redshank is a contemporary story of a poet’s struggle with the isolation of his craft, while, at the same time, having to deal with some complicated familial issues. It is a humorous novel, interspersed with poetry and enriched with zany minor characters. But it is the main character, Cathal Ó hÚrdaill, young poet and teacher, who exudes the craziest humour of all. It is his method of coping.
Cold Coffee At Emo Court
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 6,370. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2018 by Limerick Writers Centre. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Arthur Broomfield’s sense of history excavates the fustier corners of things wemight almost forget, but which he refuses to ignore. These observant poems sparkle with a unique response to experience as he writes of love and marriage, the ‘poetry’ of a sporting fixture to the ears of a young boy, or the menace of the IRA at odds with the joy of the 1990 FIFA World Cup.
My Home Is There 3
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 37,680. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2018 by Limerick Writers Centre. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
For anyone interested in getting a sense of Limerick’s past history, Mae Leonard’s writing provides that vital link between history, memoir and musing. Volume 3 of My Home is There is a welcome addition to our knowledge about Limerick’s heritage. - Professor Bernadette Whelan, Department of History, University of Limerick, Limerick.
Traces: The Way and Path of My Life
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 80,620. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2018 by Limerick Writers Centre. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Traces gives a vivid account of Seosamh's life in this autobiography. He documents the hardships both he and his family endured during his formative years from the time he was growing up on a small farm in the parish of Lisdowney in County Kilkenny. Ireland was recovering from both the Economic War and World War II when there was strict rationing enforced.
The Curious Story of the Limerick
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 23,760. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2018 by Limerick Writers Centre. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
This book creates an awareness of the connection between the place and the poem so that Limerick can establish itself internationally as one of the few places that gave its name to a literary form. It packs in a wealth of detail on the origins and history of the limerick, the Maigue Poets, and the various theories as to how it got its name, while also including numerous samples by various authors.
Madrid and Other Poems
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 15,060. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2018 by Limerick Writers Centre. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Madrid and Other Poems has a threefold annunciation - Praise, Tort, and Vista. The sections reflect these words: Praise is filled with gratitude and thanks to people who are gone while it mourns those who have been loved and lost. Tort speaks out against issues of the modern day, and the outrage and chaos that is within and outside of the poet. In Vista he reflects on life’s experiences.
Homesick At Home
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 11,220. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2018 by Limerick Writers Centre. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Kate O’Shea is probably the best-known unknown poet in Dublin. She has published a chapbook, Crackpoet (Wurm Press, 2013). She was short-listed for the Patrick Kavanagh Award twice in two consecutive years, and also made the short-list for the Cork Literary Review Manuscript Competition, and Erbacce-Press in 2017. Her latest publications were in The Saranac Review, Orbis, and The Stinginng Fly.