Two of the featured poets on our Poetry Phone are Carmel Cummins and Frank Marshall and you can read a bit about them below. To listen to their poems and all the beautiful poems ring 1800272994 and press 0 to 9
Carmel Cummins lives in Inistioge. She writes non-fiction and poetry in Irish and English. She has a particular interest in how local environment influences artistic expression. This poem was inspired by the work of Inuit sculptor, Alice Akkamuk. Carving is the main artistic practice among Canadian Inuit communities.
Frank Marshall has had work published in various publications and has broadcast his poetry and prose on RTE Radio 1 and Lyric FM. A radio drama ‘A River Walk’ was broadcast on RTE radio 1 and radio KUSF, San Francisco and KCLR, Kilkenny Community radio. His memoir ‘Grandad you are not painting between the lines’ is available on Amazon, Kindle and Public Libraries