Potato Poem (PP)



Potato Poem

Dear reader…

You already know

there’s never been

a poem as lovely

as a potato –

nor prose as flowing as a stream.


You know you can live on spuds.


Try swallowing a sonnet

or masticating a haiku.


So now you know.



(1) Photo by Deirdre O’Mahony

(2) Poem inspired by “IMMA Lawn. A Village Plot, Made with the Irish Loy Association while on a research residency for Grizedale Arts. Irish Museum of Modern Art Dublin.

And by  The art of potatoes Frank McNally, An Irishman’s Diary Irish Times May 25th 2016

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Paul O'Mahony

I'm Paul O'Mahony (Poet). On Twitter you can reach me @Omaniblog A father. I work as business storytelling consultant - Podcaster - Blogger - Live streamer via Periscope - Foodie - I love to connect with people. . Live in Glanmire, Cork Ireland Europe linkedin.com/in/paulhomahony

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