Niamh Clune

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Story Corner With Dr.NanaPlum

‘Tis the wisdom that should speak Though it’s playing hide & seek ~ Very often hard to find Is it forward or behind? Is it up, or  is it down? … Continue reading

April 22, 2014 · 2 Comments

Wednesday Poetry Corner: Attention!!! The Internet Detonator sabotaged my call for Mother submissions!

Dear poets, I have caught the bug! Not the bug that drives us to write voraciously from pleasure ~ but the blasted internet detonator that has been going about lately! … Continue reading

April 16, 2014 · 5 Comments

The Wednesday Poetry Corner with Victoria Slotto

I am very happy to introduce another new wonderful poet and writer to the plum tree. Victoria Slotto also writes for the Bardo Group. One of those fine minds, she … Continue reading

February 5, 2014 · 6 Comments

The Wednesday Poetry Corner With Aprilia Zank

This is an unusual Wednesday Corner, as I am choosing to post a poem by a wonderfully talented friend of mine who writes about a subject close to many of our hearts. Aprilia … Continue reading

January 29, 2014 · 25 Comments

The Wednesday Poetry Corner With Susie Bertie

Susie Bertie has long been a special friend to me. She is a delightful person putting me in mind of a light quixotic flash of brilliance that comes and leaves … Continue reading

December 4, 2013 · 4 Comments

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 De Ann Townes

Welcome to a  lovely heart-warming post form Native American De Ann Townes. De Ann has long been a true friend to Plum Tree Books. She has supported and contributed to … Continue reading

November 13, 2013 · 13 Comments

The Wednesday Poetry Corner With Jamie Dedes

Introducing to the Plum Tree, Jamie Dedes. Jamie is a very intelligent writer and runs a poetry blogazine: Into The Bardo. I have been struck by Jamie’s clarity and thoughtfulness in all … Continue reading

September 26, 2013 · 23 Comments

The Wednesday Poetry Corner with Imen Benyoub

Algerian, Imen Benyoub is a poet I have long admired. She writes with such feeling and movement. There is something veiled about her poems that entices you to want to … Continue reading

September 11, 2013 · 21 Comments

A Tribute To Seamus Heaney By Niamh Clune

I think of Poet Laureate, Seamus Heaney, as a family friend. I was blessed to have known him just a little and to have visited his home in Dublin. He … Continue reading

September 1, 2013 · 21 Comments

The Wednesday Poetry Corner With Linda Ibbotson

I have great pleasure to introduce a newcomer to Plum Tree Books. Linda Ibbotson is a photographer and poet who lives in beautiful County Cork in Ireland. She snaps character … Continue reading

July 17, 2013 · 25 Comments

The Wednesday Poetry Corner With Reena Prasad

How I love it when Reena Prasad graces the Plum Tree Blog with her delicate, lace-wing words, weaving her tales of intellect and soul in a sacred marriage. Thank you, … Continue reading

July 10, 2013 · 20 Comments