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Pádraig Ó Tuama

Pádraig Ó Tuama is a poet from Ireland with interests in conflict, religion, and language. His most recent collection is Feed the Beast (Broken Sleep Books, 2022). He presents the podcast Poetry Unbound from On Being Studios, from which Poetry Unbound: 50 Poems to Open Your World (Canongate and  W.W. Norton, 2022) comes. His work has been published in Harvard Review, Poetry Ireland, Poem-a-Day, and many other places.

Spring 2023

After the Flood

By Pádraig Ó Tuama

After the water settled, once we could see the tree roots again, after the crow and the blackbird disappeared, the seagull too, after the animals had fled, shrieking and whooping, […]