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Aine MacAodha

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in Omagh, North Ireland, Ireland



Rumi, Lao Tzu, John Montague, Seamus Heaney. The Mystics.

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Aine is a writer from the North of Ireland. Her sense of place growing up amid the war in the north, and the beauty surrounding it, inspires her writing and her Photography. Her recent poetry collection is, Landscape of Self'by Lapwing Press.
Published in Magazines including, Argotist online,Luciole Press, Arabesque press,Oasis Press, Red Pulp Writers,Shamrock Haiku, Irish Haiku, Citizen 32, The herald, Forward Press, New Belfast Arts, Faces of the Goddess,and poetry now, Pirene's Fountain,The Toronto Quarterly, A New Ulster, Thefirstcut, soyles poetry magazine. Translations of poetry into Turkish.

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Where The Three Rivers Meet

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Voices from The Hedgerows

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Guth An Anam

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Landscape of self

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Aine MacAodha - Poetry and Lens: Mise Eire: ~ Talk to me of bogs, of blankets on the land. Talk to me of myths you have at your command. Tell me of Cu Chulainn, the hero houn...
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“One ought, every day at least, to hear a little song, read a good poem, see a fine picture, and, if it were possible, to speak a few reasonable words.”
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“Into this November air
a supernatural force
draws me to it like a magnet”
Aine MacAodha, Where The Three Rivers Meet

“~Often in the music of the wind in some stony place recalled to mind neglected tombs that now are seldom traced hold celtic knots and swirls upon its face.~”
Aine MacAodha, Guth An Anam

“~Awakened, made it through
the veils of pitch,
threaded with wars, flags and
tribal intolerance; fixed
on the horizons of my mind~”
Aine MacAodha, Guth An Anam (Voice of the soul)

“The truth is not always beautiful, nor beautiful words the truth.”
Lao Tzu, Tao Te Ching

“You should write, first of all, to please yourself. You shouldn't care a damn about anybody else at all. But writing can't be a way of life - the important part of writing is living. You have to live in such a way that your writing emerges from it.”
Doris Lessing

“If you obey all of the rules, you miss all of the fun.”
Katharine Hepburn

“Be the change that you wish to see in the world.”
Mahatma Gandhi

“Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.”
Pablo Picasso
tags: art

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Malcolm Hi,

Nice to see you here on GoodReads! Nice Dylan Thomas quote you've got there.


message 2: by Jana

Jana Hi Aine,
Nice to meet you too :)
I hear Ireland is beautiful. I have a friend who's from there. She visits all the time.
Have a wonderful day!

message 3: by David

David Hi Aine,

Thank you. I appreciate you dropping by and leaving a comment.
I am hoping that the series will be useful introductions to lots of readers / listeners.

I hope that you're getting some sunshine!

Best, David

btw Aine, I've added Where the Three Rivers Meet and your other book to my to-read list.

message 5: by Paddy

Paddy Docherty Hi Aine, thanks for the invitation, it's great to be in touch. Have a super day! Paddy

Abbeville Press Hi Aine, and thanks for the add.
We do hope you check back with us for updates on our books and our exciting new online media!

Samantha thanks Aine, your poetry book sounds like a beautiful thing, I'm looking forward to reading it!

message 8: by M (last edited Oct 02, 2008 08:49AM)

M Hi Aine,
Thanks for the add. Nice to meet you:)

Have a wonderful day! Michelle

Malcolm Hi Aine,

Thanks a lot for adding a linke to my sight on your sight. What a great site you have, including the poems and photographs, and even the unexpected winner of the Booker Prize.


message 10: by Nadia

Nadia Hi Aine,

It's nice to meet a fellow poet. I was visiting your website and will go visit again. I look forward to looking more about your work.


message 11: by Dianne

Dianne Ascroft Good to see you here, Aine. I'm looking forward to meeting up soon.

Dianne Ascroft,

message 12: by M (last edited Mar 17, 2009 04:28AM)

M Happy Saint-Patrick's Day, Aine!



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