Niamh Clune

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Asking Nicely!

    May I be bold? May I be brash? I’m not asking you for cash. All I ask is a little click, A little like, a little tick. I … Continue reading

August 22, 2017 · 4 Comments

The Wednesday Poetry Corner With Aidan Tiffin (Aged 10)

Introducing the poetry of a wonderful young poet ~ Aidan Tiffin. Aidan is the son of the sister of a very dear friend of mine. I think Aidan, who was … Continue reading

July 2, 2014 · 19 Comments

Wednesday Poetry Corner With Tina Jane Clowes Kay

I would like to introduce Tina Jane Clowes Kay. She is new to the plum tree and has sent in this marvellous interpretation of MOTHER! I am extending the time you … Continue reading

June 11, 2014 · 4 Comments

Story Corner With Dr. NanaPlum

May I be bold? May I be brash? I’m not asking you for cash. All I ask is a little click, A little like, a little tick. I have a … Continue reading

June 3, 2014 · 2 Comments

The Wednesday Corner With Aprilia Zank

I love discovering new interesting voices. This week, I am introducing Aprilia Zank to the plum tree. Aprilia is a wonderful poet in her own right who also speaks with … Continue reading

September 25, 2013 · 22 Comments

The Artist: A poem by Niamh Clune

The Artist In the struggle to pluck Beauty from the ether and satisfy my soul’s longing for home, I must open myself to the angels. But all angels are terrible. Their … Continue reading

May 9, 2013 · 15 Comments

All The Lonely People: Loneliness By Felicity Lennie.

Another in the series of Loneliness poems, from our All the Lonely People Anthology. This time, the wonder Felicity Lennie joins us. I love the straightforward simplicity of this poem, … Continue reading

May 4, 2013 · 9 Comments

Wednesday On The Plum Tree: In the Sandbox With Dr. Ampat Koshy.

Each Wednesday, I want to feature a rotation of different poets/writers writing about poetry…why they like a particular poem, new discoveries, (could be you) a little analysis. First to make … Continue reading

April 17, 2013 · 46 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

On The Plum Tree Features: Sue Lobo & Beverley Ann Hoyles in Song Of Sahel

These features are such a pleasure. This week’s feature is dedicated to two of Plum Tree’s most prolific and exciting poets.  Beverley writes from the heart. Compassion is the mucilage … Continue reading

February 21, 2013 · 5 Comments


No time shall weary me all vistas shall passing be as standing firm I wait for you upon the earth where all things do learn patience and humilty and seasons … Continue reading

February 3, 2013 · 17 Comments