Today's poem is "Seem and Be"
from The Book of Water

Salmon Poetry

John Murphy lives and works in Dublin. He was educated at Trinity College where he received his Ph.D in 1994. He is a computer scientist and has taught at Dublin City University for the last twenty years. John was shortlisted twice for the Hennessy/Sunday Tribune New Irish Writing prize, he was also shortlisted for the Bridport Prize and specially commended in the Patrick Kavanagh Award. He has won prizes in the Boyle Arts Festival poetry Competition and in the UK in the international Blue Nose poetry competition. His poetry has been published in numerous poetry journals including Poetry Ireland Review, Cyphers, Mimesis, Pulsar, Revival and Ambit. He regularly reads his poetry at the Whitehouse Poets in Limerick. He has given poetry workshops for young writers through the Lucan writers group in Lucan library.

Books by John Murphy:

Other poems on the web by John Murphy:
Two poems

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