THE WRITING OF STEVE DENEHAN

My new poetry collection, 'The Streets, Like Flowers, Come Alive in the Rain', published by Potter's Grove Press is available online and can be ordered in all local bookshops. A link to purchase it from the Book Depository is below.

My previous collections, 'Day of Falling Flesh and Rising Moons', published by The Golden Antelope Press, 'Miles of Sky Above Us, Miles of Earth Below', published by Cajun Mutt Press and my chapbooks, 'Living in the Core of an Apple', published by Analog Submission Press and, 'Of Thunder, Pearls and Birdsong', published by Fowlpox Press, can be purchased by clicking the below links.

 
 
Cars in the City

April 2020

A POEM FROM MY FATHER TO MY MOTHER

Winner of The New Irish Writing Award, published in The Irish Times and 3rd Place in the Stephen A. DiBiase Poetry Prize

Pink Nail Polish

April 2020

INTO THE THIRD WEEK

Published by Pendemic.ie

Plastic Bag in Ocean

February 2020

PLASTIC BAG

Published by iambapoet

Sunset

February 2020

DRIVING AIMLESSLY ON SPANISH ROADS

Published by Ice Floe Press

Watching a Movie

February 2020

WATCHING A FRENCH FILM IN A DUBLIN CINEMA, TWELVE YEARS AGO

Published by Selcouth Station

Empty Classroom

February 2020

WE GULP DOWN MINUTES AND HOURS AS IF THERE WILL ALWAYS BE SECONDS

Published by Selcouth Station

Fresh Groceries

February 2020

April 2020

SLACKS

Published by Capsule Stories

Carrots

February 2020

April 2020

PEELING CARROTS

Published by Capsule Stories

Polluted Stream

April 2020

OIL

Published by Writer's Block Magazine

Droplets on the Window

April 2020

PANDEMIC

Published by Capsule Stories

Tree Frog

January 2020

NEVER ENDING TINY MIRRORS

Published by Evening Street Review

Typing on a Computer

January 2020

SARAH GOODWELLES

Published by City Brink Literary Magazine

Handgun and  Ammunition

January 2020

SEVEN GENERATIONS DOWN

Published by Better Than Starbucks

Car Park

January 2020

THE SCREAM

Published by Poetry Quarterly

Nail Supplies

December 2019

SHE CALLS IT MY PINKIE FINGERNAIL

Published by Placeholder Press

Big Wheel

November 2019

THE DEVIL

Published by The Opiate

Books and Magazines

December 2019

GOSSIP MAGAZINES, DOG-EARED CHILDREN'S BOOKS AND TWO NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC'S

Published by IceFloe Press

Vintage Camera

December 2019

PHOTOGRAPH

Published by Westerly Magazine

Fish

December 2019

GLASS BOTTOM

Published by IceFloe Press

Rainy Day

December 2019

SHOULDER TO SHOULDER

Published by IceFloe Press

Underground

December 2019

LONDON

Published by IceFloe Press

Seagulls

December 2019

SEAGULLS AND SILENCE

Published by IceFloe Press

Kettle Ball

December 2019

SIMMERING

Published by Fevers of the Mind

Ladybug Journey

December 2019

THE DAY WE DISCOVERED YOU HAD LUNG CANCER

Published by The Bangor Literary Journal

Incense

November 2019

COME AND GET IT BOYS!

Published by The Opiate

Christmas Cards

November 2019

CHRISTMAS CARDS

Published by Alien Buddha Press

Frame

November 2019

KINDLING

Published by Alien Buddha Press

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October 2019

THE SIGN ON THE SIDE OF A PUB IN PROSPEROUS, COUNTY KILDARE

Published by Boyne Berries

Halloween String Lights

October 2019

ORANGES, REDS AND YELLOWS

Published by Saffron Flavoured Rock Candy

Brass Door Handle

October 2019

DOUBLE-EDGED

Published by Saffron Flavoured Rock Candy

Scattered Coins

October 2019

A POEM THAT MIGHT BE ABOUT DEATH

Published by Saffron Flavoured Rock Candy

Feathers

October 2019

FEATHERS AND METEORITES

Published by Saffron Flavoured Rock Candy

Dish Washer

October 2019

AWAKE

Published by Saffron Flavoured Rock Candy

Raw Eggs

October 2019

SUMMER HAIKU

Published by Eastern Structures

Old Tin Containers

October 2019

THE TIN

Published by Iceberg Tales

Sunglasses

September 2019

LIAM AND DIANE

Published by Bray Arts Literary Journal

Dandelion Fields

September 2019

BUTTERCUP

Published by The Failure Baler

Pliers and Wrenches

September 2019

EAR HAIR

Published by The Failure Baler

Computer Programming

September 2019

THEY CALL US RESOUCES NOW

Published by Whatever Keeps the Lights On

Blurred Motion

September 2019

CASUAL FRIDAYS

Published by Whatever Keeps the Lights On

Empty Road

September 2019

THE SUMMER BLURS BY OUTSIDE

43rd Annual Cisco Writer's Club Contest Winner

Women_Waiting_for_the_Fishermen_on_Nazar

September 2019

WOMEN WAITING FOR THE FISHERMEN ON NAZARÉ BEACH, PORTUGAL, 1955

Published by Acumen Magazine

Staircase

September 2019

STAIRS

Published by Better Than Starbucks

Lava Lamp

September 2019

VERDANT

Published by Better Than Starbucks

Man Underwater

August 2019

DIVING

Published by Poetry Ireland Review

Engine Block Pressure Testing

August 2019

HAVING A NIGHTMARE AT 43

Published by The Opiate

Under Water School of Fish

July 2019

PIRANHAS

Published by Burning House Press

Red Oil Paint

July 2019

THE RED BOY

Published by Burning House Press

Father and Son

July 2019

HATE

Published by Into The Void

Grey Hawk

July 2019

DEATH OF A TORTOISE

Published by Courtship of Winds

Father Combing Daughter's Hair

July 2019

TEN MINUTES AFTER WE ARE NOTIFIED OF AN OUTBREAK OF HEADLICE AT OUR DAUGHTER'S SCHOOL

Published by Fly on the Wall

birds

July 2019

TWITTER

Published by Better Than Starbucks

Plastic Ice Cream Cone

July 2019

SPRING HAIKU

Published by Eastern Structures

Pine Cone

June 2019

AUTUMN HAIKU

Published by Eastern Structures

Billiard Chalk

June 2019

BARELY DECEMBER

Published by Porridge Magazine

Man in a Field

May 2019

PHOENIX

Published by California Quarterly

black and white alcohol bar barkeeper

May 2019

THE SUN ALSO BURNS

Shortlisted for Poetry Day Ireland Competition

Night Sky

May 2019

THE SALAMANDER AND THE NIGHTINGALE

Published by Porridge Magazine

Black Dog

May 2019

COLLARS

Published by Porridge Magazine

Spacey Costume

May 2019

DOUBLED OVER
(FOR AUNTIE ELLEN)

Published by Peeking Cat Magazine

Bathroom Aids

May 2019

TOILET CUBICLE

Published by The Cape Rock

Railway Tracks

May 2019

THE DAY THE TRAIN DID NOT CRASH

Published by The Cape Rock

Paint Cans

May 2019

PAINT

Published by Qutub Minar Review

Forest

May 2019

LITTLE THINGS

Published by Qutub Minar Review

Cracked Asphalt

May 2019

GUTS AND POISON

Published by Better Than Starbucks

Handgun and  Ammunition

April 2019

THE PARTY

Published by Heliopause Magazine

Footprints on Sand

April 2019

THE LAST DANCE OF EVA BRAUN

Published by Heliopause Magazine

Water Hose

April 2019

NIGHTS LIKE THESE

Published by Heliopause Magazine

Dish Washer

April 2019

AWAKE

Published by Boundless 2019 - The Rio Grande Poetry Anthology

Stain Glass Windows

April 2019

THE DEATH OF ANTONI GAUDÍ

Published by Dodging The Rain

Dark Clouds

April 2019

BREATHS

Published by The Phoenix

Angel statue

April 2019

SUNSETS

Published by Dodging The Rain

Sunset Run

April 2019

PANCREATIC CANCER OF THE CHEST AND BONES

Published by Boned

Designed World

April 2019

WITHIN

Published by Eye Flash Poetry

Green Gradient Texture

March 2019

PAPER

Published by Harbinger Asylum

Tarmac

March 2019

THIRTY SUMMERS

Published by Harbinger Asylum

Rifle Bullets

March 2019

PEW PEW

Published by Tuck Magazine

Hand in the Sand

March 2019

SALT WATER

Published by New Reader Magazine

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March 2019

MOHAWK VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE LIBRARY

Published by Ink In Thirds

In the Boxing Ring

February 2019

FISTS

Published by The Irish Times

Pebbles on the Sand

February 2019

AUGUSTS

Published by The Fowl Feathered Review

Little Feet

February 2019

TIPPERARY GIRL

Published by The Fowl Feathered Review

Loft Apartment Interior

February 2019

CHANDELIER

Published by Selcouth Station

Sunny Backyard

February 2019

ENDINGS

Published by Selcouth Station

Stone Gargoyle

February 2019