Niamh Clune

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Why Do I Love Poetry? Jim Bauerlein

It is my great pleasure to introduce Jim Bauerlein to the plum tree. I love the quirkiness of this poem, the sudden turn mid-way to introduce the metaphor. Thank you … Continue reading

November 27, 2013 · 7 Comments

The Wednesday Poetry Corner With Kiki Rosette.

Introducing another sparkling new voice to Plum Tree Books. Welcome Kiki Rosette to The Wednesday Poetry Corner.   Constantinos Cavafis is the author of Ithaca. In her post, Kiki brings the … Continue reading

November 20, 2013 · 5 Comments


Originally posted on The BeZine:
When thunder rolls on the mountain, I will remain small; In a time of humility, I will cherish modesty’s virtue. In a time of mourning,…

November 14, 2013 · 4 Comments

The Wednesday Poetry Corner With Eabha Rose

We have a real treat for you today on the plum tree. Eabha Rose is an Irish narrative artist with a beautiful voice. In her Wednesday Corner, she features one … Continue reading

October 23, 2013 · 9 Comments

Plum Tree Pick Of The Week

Featuring: Erik The Great, Alan Patrick Traynor, Michael Lai, The Girl In The Hat (aka Anna Fonté). As so many wonderful things are posted on the internet and a plethora of … Continue reading

September 28, 2013 · 10 Comments

The Wednesday Poetry Corner with Dr. Mary Annie AV

It is with great pleasure that I introduce a wonderful new Indian voice to our Wednesday Corner. Dr. Mary Annie A.V. writes with depth and passion about the subject of … Continue reading

September 26, 2013 · 27 Comments

The Wednesday Poetry Corner With Jenean Gilstrap

I like to introduce new voices to the plum tree. In this week’s Wednesday Corner, I share the wonderful voice of gypsy lady and poet, Jenean Gilstrap. Jenean writes with passion … Continue reading

July 31, 2013 · 23 Comments

In The Sandbox with Dr. Ampat Koshy

Which shall we choose? Young/old, simple/complex, popular/or great bards? By Ampat Koshy In the humorous film ‘Music and Lyrics’ (2007), a discussion comes up between Hugh Grant (Alex, former pop music … Continue reading

June 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

CraftPerson’s Corner with Steve Corn.

Steve Corn is an exceptional poet who has agreed to do a regular Craftsperson’s Corner for Plum Tree Books. This feature will focus on how to construct a great poem. … Continue reading

April 12, 2013 · 13 Comments

For World Poetry Day! A Humble Contribution…

  you ask me if I will mind you leaving? I will not mind… that you erase the sun blot out the stars pull down the moon. and take my … Continue reading

March 21, 2013 · 6 Comments