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Poems by Rosemarie Rowley

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Date PostedPoemTitle# ViewsForm  
02/14/2016 JULIET 510 Sonnet
02/14/2016 A BREATH 649 Sonnet
01/18/2016 HUMAN NATURE CONTEST 516 Rhyme
01/18/2016 POSTSCRIPT TO A PASSION 525 Sonnet
01/18/2016 GIIVING THE LIE 469 Sonnet
01/18/2016 WOMEN CAN'T BE COMPASSIONATE 475 Sonnet
01/18/2016 BAG LADY IN THE PORTRAIT GALLERY 419 Sonnet
01/18/2016 SYLVIA WAS AN 'A' STUDENT 738 Villanelle
02/26/2015 SIXTY EIGHT 988 Sonnet
02/05/2015 GOODNESS AS A VIBRATION 834 Sonnet
02/05/2015 THE BUTTON-BACK NURTURERS 828 Sonnet
02/05/2015 MOTHER'S LITTLE KILLERS 1124 Sonnet
02/05/2015 TRENCHANT WENCH FROM THE UNROMANTIC MIDLANDS 751 Sonnet
02/05/2015 THE RELUCTANT GUESt 1076 Sonnet
02/05/2015 BETTER THAN NOTHING LOVE 1032 Sonnet
02/05/2015 AUTHENTIC 794 Sonnet
02/05/2015 LAMB AMONG THE LITERARY LIONS 959 Sonnet
02/05/2015 CHILD AT THE BOTANIC GARDENS 729 Sonnet
02/05/2015 A CENOTAPH WOULD SPEAK OUT LOUD 1230 Villanelle
01/08/2015 THE LONGING 860 Sonnet
01/08/2015 ANCHORITE AT THE GATE OF HEAVEN 1287 Sonnet
01/08/2015 THE GRASS WIDOW 943 Sonnet
01/08/2015 THE POLITICALLY CORRECT POSTCARD 1119 Sonnet
01/08/2015 THE SYBIL 856 Sonnet
01/08/2015 A LEAPING ACQUAINTANCE 829 Villanelle
01/08/2015 THE WAY OF THE WORLD 1012 Sonnet
01/08/2015 SHOT SILK 916 Sonnet
01/08/2015 THE BRIDLE OF LOVE 972 Sonnet
07/09/2014 DAMSEL CAUSING DISTRESS 871 Sonnet
07/09/2014 BETTER HALF 791 Sonnet
07/09/2014 GANGSTER'S MOLL 872 Sonnet
07/09/2014 THERE IS NOTHING LIKE A DAME 815 Sonnet
07/09/2014 THE AMAZON MEETS THE GREEKS 810 Sonnet
07/09/2014 FOR SUSANNE 728 Sonnet
07/09/2014 DEMETER AT THE CHINESE OPERA 1210 Sonnet
07/09/2014 THE TOKEN POETRY EDITOR 901 Sonnet
07/09/2014 THE TEMPLE PROSTITUTE 1205 Sonnet
07/09/2014 THE MAD SECRETARY 1637 Sonnet
06/27/2014 ON HIS BIRTHDAY 803 Sonnet
06/27/2014 FOR MARY MAGDALENE 833 Sonnet
06/27/2014 ALMOST AN APOLOGY 818 Sonnet
06/27/2014 DEMI MONDAINE 759 Sonnet
06/27/2014 THE MOON HANKERS 800 Sonnet
06/27/2014 MAKING HIM JEALOUS 744 Sonnet
06/27/2014 THE PASSIONLESS REVOLUTIONARY 909 Sonnet
06/27/2014 COLD WAR ARTIST 1034 Sonnet
06/27/2014 THE POET MEETS THE JOURNO 729 Sonnet
06/25/2014 MUST I CALL YOU AGAIN 894 Sonnet
06/25/2014 THE DISTRACTED SCHOLAR 780 Sonnet
06/25/2014 WOMAN WRITER 1114 Sonnet
06/25/2014 NO TEA PARTY 1002 Villanelle
06/25/2014 BROKEN FLOWERS 844 Sonnet
06/25/2014 A WREATH FOR SAINT VALENTINE'S DAY 865 Sonnet
06/25/2014 THE UNREPENTANT VIRAGO 882 Sonnet
06/25/2014 LUST IS AS ILL-CONSIDERED A WEED 812 Sonnet
06/25/2014 JADE 857 Sonnet
06/11/2014 from A RUBY GARLAND FOR GEORGE AND NORA - my parents - 824 Rhyme royal
06/11/2014 My Good Days and My Bad Days 961 Sonnet

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Rosemarie Rowley has degrees in Irish and English Literature, and philosophy from Trinity College Dublin, an M.Litt on the nature poet Patrick Kavanagh, and a diploma in psychology from NUI.  

Rosemarie Rowley has written extensively in form: Flight into Reality (1989) is an extended book length original work in terza rima in English, reprinted 2010 and now available on CD. She has also written in rhyme royal and rhyming couplets. She has four times won the Epic award in the Scottish International Open Poetry Competition.  Her books in print are: The Sea of Affliction (1987,one of the first works in ecofeminism, reprinted 2010, and Hot Cinquefoil Star, (2002) (which contains  The Puzzle Factory a  crown of sonnets and Letter to Kathleen Raine in rhyming couplets).  Her most recent book is In Memory of Her (2004, 2008) which includes Betrayal into Origin – Dancing & Revolution in the Sixties (an 80 stanza poem in decima rima (ten line rhyme) and The Wake of Wonder (a regular sonnet sequence) and many other sonnets; all books, except her first, The Broken Pledge (1985, Martello) published by Rowan Tree Ireland Press, Dublin. 

In 2003, she co-edited, with town planner John Haughton, an anthology of tree poems, “Seeing the Wood and the Trees” (Rowan Tree Press with Cairde na Coille)
Rosemarie has given papers for academic conferences in the Universities of Galway and Limerick and the Clinton Institute (UCD)  in Ireland, in Bath, Edinburgh, St. Andrews’ Stirling, and King’s College, London, in the UK, in Louisville, Sarasota and Atlanta Universities  in the USA and in Klagenfurt, Prague, Venice, Paris ,and Valladolid on the European mainland. She has been active in the green movement in Ireland and in the Irish Byron Society and worked for a time in the European institutions in Europe.

Website: www.rosemarierowley.ie