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Poems by Rosemarie Rowley

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02/14/2016 JULIET 509 Sonnet
02/14/2016 A BREATH 646 Sonnet
01/18/2016 HUMAN NATURE CONTEST 515 Rhyme
01/18/2016 POSTSCRIPT TO A PASSION 523 Sonnet
01/18/2016 GIIVING THE LIE 467 Sonnet
01/18/2016 WOMEN CAN'T BE COMPASSIONATE 474 Sonnet
01/18/2016 BAG LADY IN THE PORTRAIT GALLERY 418 Sonnet
01/18/2016 SYLVIA WAS AN 'A' STUDENT 729 Villanelle
02/26/2015 SIXTY EIGHT 988 Sonnet
02/05/2015 GOODNESS AS A VIBRATION 831 Sonnet
02/05/2015 THE BUTTON-BACK NURTURERS 826 Sonnet
02/05/2015 MOTHER'S LITTLE KILLERS 1122 Sonnet
02/05/2015 TRENCHANT WENCH FROM THE UNROMANTIC MIDLANDS 749 Sonnet
02/05/2015 THE RELUCTANT GUESt 1074 Sonnet
02/05/2015 BETTER THAN NOTHING LOVE 1030 Sonnet
02/05/2015 AUTHENTIC 794 Sonnet
02/05/2015 LAMB AMONG THE LITERARY LIONS 955 Sonnet
02/05/2015 CHILD AT THE BOTANIC GARDENS 725 Sonnet
02/05/2015 A CENOTAPH WOULD SPEAK OUT LOUD 1229 Villanelle
01/08/2015 THE LONGING 859 Sonnet
01/08/2015 ANCHORITE AT THE GATE OF HEAVEN 1285 Sonnet
01/08/2015 THE GRASS WIDOW 942 Sonnet
01/08/2015 THE POLITICALLY CORRECT POSTCARD 1118 Sonnet
01/08/2015 THE SYBIL 854 Sonnet
01/08/2015 A LEAPING ACQUAINTANCE 826 Villanelle
01/08/2015 THE WAY OF THE WORLD 1012 Sonnet
01/08/2015 SHOT SILK 914 Sonnet
01/08/2015 THE BRIDLE OF LOVE 969 Sonnet
07/09/2014 DAMSEL CAUSING DISTRESS 867 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 807 Sonnet
07/09/2014 FOR SUSANNE 727 Sonnet
07/09/2014 DEMETER AT THE CHINESE OPERA 1207 Sonnet
07/09/2014 THE TOKEN POETRY EDITOR 892 Sonnet
07/09/2014 THE TEMPLE PROSTITUTE 1203 Sonnet
07/09/2014 THE MAD SECRETARY 1625 Sonnet
06/27/2014 ON HIS BIRTHDAY 802 Sonnet
06/27/2014 FOR MARY MAGDALENE 830 Sonnet
06/27/2014 ALMOST AN APOLOGY 817 Sonnet
06/27/2014 DEMI MONDAINE 758 Sonnet
06/27/2014 THE MOON HANKERS 800 Sonnet
06/27/2014 MAKING HIM JEALOUS 743 Sonnet
06/27/2014 THE PASSIONLESS REVOLUTIONARY 908 Sonnet
06/27/2014 COLD WAR ARTIST 1029 Sonnet
06/27/2014 THE POET MEETS THE JOURNO 728 Sonnet
06/25/2014 MUST I CALL YOU AGAIN 889 Sonnet
06/25/2014 THE DISTRACTED SCHOLAR 779 Sonnet
06/25/2014 WOMAN WRITER 1113 Sonnet
06/25/2014 NO TEA PARTY 1001 Villanelle
06/25/2014 BROKEN FLOWERS 843 Sonnet
06/25/2014 A WREATH FOR SAINT VALENTINE'S DAY 865 Sonnet
06/25/2014 THE UNREPENTANT VIRAGO 881 Sonnet
06/25/2014 LUST IS AS ILL-CONSIDERED A WEED 811 Sonnet
06/25/2014 JADE 857 Sonnet
06/11/2014 from A RUBY GARLAND FOR GEORGE AND NORA - my parents - 823 Rhyme royal
06/11/2014 My Good Days and My Bad Days 960 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