Niamh Clune

Environment, poetry, comment, children's books,

All The Lonely People Featuring Poulome Mitra Shaw.

Another in the series of Loneliness poems, from our All the Lonely People Anthology. This time, Poulome Mitra Shaw  joins us. I love the deeply woven relationship between a daughter and her mother in this poem, … Continue reading

May 11, 2013 · 20 Comments

Kid’s Corner: Toodles and Teeny, important message about childhood friendship.

Originally posted on Children's Books Heal:
Toodles and Teeny:  A Story About Friendship Jill Neimark and Marcella Bakur Weiner, Authors JoAnne Adinolfi, Illustrator Magination Press, Fiction, 2013 Suitable for…

May 3, 2013 · 2 Comments

All The Lonely People: Poems From Around The World Featuring Aaron Cornett.

This week, I am featuring Aaron Cornett’s lovely poem from the All The Lonely People anthology. I found this so touching. And I love Polly Wood’s beautiful art-work. Many thanks Aaron … Continue reading

April 27, 2013 · 24 Comments

All The Lonely People: Poems From Around The World: Reena Prasad Sharjah.

This week, I am featuring one of our wonderful Indian poets: Reena Prasad Sharjah who contributed to our anthology: All The Lonely People. You can link to her here on … Continue reading

April 20, 2013 · 29 Comments

All The Lonely People: Poems From Around The World.

Each week, I will feature a poem from one of our contributing authors to our recent All The Lonely People Anthology. To date, our anthology has received almost 2, 500 views, … Continue reading

April 14, 2013 · 22 Comments

National Poetry Month.

In acknowledgement of National Poetry Month, I will be releasing the Plum Tree Books anthology: All The Lonely People on Saturday 6th March and announcing the names of all those … Continue reading

April 2, 2013 · 11 Comments

So What!

and so what! what if we All crave recognition? what if we All need to be seen? what if being seen is being exalted for just one passing moment? when … Continue reading

March 18, 2013 · 14 Comments

All The Lonely People! A New Anthology For Plum Tree Books!

  If you would you like to participate in our new anthology, tell us about loneliness. I am accepting poems, written pieces, paintings or music depicting loneliness or aloneness.   The … Continue reading

February 24, 2013 · 15 Comments

Remembering Eleanor Rigby

Since childhood, her habit had been to draw a bristle brush through her long, now silver-grey hair. ‘One hundred strokes every day keeps your hair a healthy way,’ she muttered … Continue reading

December 21, 2012 · 7 Comments

On neglect and silence!

Do not pass this way, my friend, do not look this way or send your muted thoughts of sympathy for all that has become of me; for I am ghost … Continue reading

November 17, 2012 · 10 Comments

Are We Lonely?

In this series of learning about the importance of feeling our emotions, I have spoken about how the ‘Feeling Function’ is often misunderstood, its value lost. The Feeling Function is … Continue reading

October 21, 2012 · 26 Comments