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02/14/2016 Juliet 915 Sonnet
02/14/2016 A Breath 1204 Sonnet
01/18/2016 Human Nature Contest 874 Rhyme
01/18/2016 Postscript To a Passion 899 Sonnet
01/18/2016 Giiving the Lie 812 Sonnet
01/18/2016 Women Can'T Be Compassionate 863 Sonnet
01/18/2016 Bag Lady In the Portrait Gallery 802 Sonnet
01/18/2016 Sylvia Was An 'A' Student 1317 Villanelle
02/26/2015 Sixty Eight 1899 Sonnet
02/05/2015 Goodness As a Vibration 1155 Sonnet
02/05/2015 The Button-Back Nurturers 1224 Sonnet
02/05/2015 Mother's Little Killers 1653 Sonnet
02/05/2015 Trenchant Wench From the Unromantic Midlands 1312 Sonnet
02/05/2015 The Reluctant Guest 1578 Sonnet
02/05/2015 Better Than Nothing Love 1439 Sonnet
02/05/2015 Authentic 1187 Sonnet
02/05/2015 Lamb Among the Literary Lions 1468 Sonnet
02/05/2015 Child At the Botanic Gardens 1272 Sonnet
02/05/2015 A Cenotaph Would Speak Out Loud 1565 Villanelle
01/08/2015 The Longing 1250 Sonnet
01/08/2015 Anchorite At the Gate of Heaven 1708 Sonnet
01/08/2015 The Grass Widow 1438 Sonnet
01/08/2015 The Politically Correct Postcard 1601 Sonnet
01/08/2015 The Sybil 1195 Sonnet
01/08/2015 A Leaping Acquaintance 1182 Villanelle
01/08/2015 The Way of the World 1363 Sonnet
01/08/2015 Shot Silk 1183 Sonnet
01/08/2015 The Bridle of Love 1463 Sonnet
07/09/2014 Damsel Causing Distress 1221 Sonnet
07/09/2014 Better Half 1188 Sonnet
07/09/2014 Gangster's Moll 1215 Sonnet
07/09/2014 There Is Nothing Like a Dame 1164 Sonnet
07/09/2014 The Amazon Meets the Greeks 1199 Sonnet
07/09/2014 For Susanne 1124 Sonnet
07/09/2014 Demeter At the Chinese Opera 1816 Sonnet
07/09/2014 The Token Poetry Editor 1476 Sonnet
07/09/2014 The Temple Prostitute 1908 Sonnet
07/09/2014 The Mad Secretary 3473 Sonnet
06/27/2014 On His Birthday 1107 Sonnet
06/27/2014 For Mary Magdalene 1584 Sonnet
06/27/2014 Almost An Apology 1438 Sonnet
06/27/2014 Demi Mondaine 1335 Sonnet
06/27/2014 The Moon Hankers 1115 Sonnet
06/27/2014 Making Him Jealous 1124 Sonnet
06/27/2014 The Passionless Revolutionary 1285 Sonnet
06/27/2014 Cold War Artist 2311 Sonnet
06/27/2014 The Poet Meets the Journo 1259 Sonnet
06/25/2014 Must I Call You Again 1371 Sonnet
06/25/2014 The Distracted Scholar 1089 Sonnet
06/25/2014 Woman Writer 2138 Sonnet
06/25/2014 No Tea Party 1307 Villanelle
06/25/2014 Broken Flowers 1448 Sonnet
06/25/2014 A Wreath For Saint Valentine's Day 1214 Sonnet
06/25/2014 The Unrepentant Virago 1264 Sonnet
06/25/2014 Lust Is As Ill-Considered a Weed 1307 Sonnet
06/25/2014 Jade 1492 Sonnet
06/11/2014 From a Ruby Garland For George and Nora - My Parents - 1367 Rhyme Royal
06/11/2014 My Good Days and My Bad Days 1433 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.