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Adam Wyeth launches first poetry collection

Congratulations to Adam Wyeth on the launch of Silent Music, his first poetry collection, published by Salmon. A prolific poet, Adam was a prize winner of The Fish International Poetry Competition, 2009 and a runner-up of The Arvon International Poetry … Continue reading

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Dad – A Poem by Adam Wyeth

Dad   I’ll always remember those Sunday drives home. How a blackening silence came over us with the night. I’d look back at the road we set out on when our weekend had begun:   singing songs, stopping at petrol … Continue reading

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Chamber Music – a poem by Adam Wyeth

Chamber Music   The one piece of music that churns my stomach is Schubert’s Quintet in C.   Since my grandmother told me this is what Nazi officers played full volume   to drown out the moans of millions of … Continue reading

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May The Road Rise – a poem by Adam Wyeth

From Adam Wyeth’s forthcoming poetry collection, Silent Music. *(to be read from the bottom-up)   DOWN SLOW a warning to on the tip of its black tongue SLIPPERY WHEN WET every notice revealing a lyric: to the highway of the … Continue reading

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Sunrise – a poem by Adam Wyeth

From Adam Wyeth’s forthcoming poetry collection, Silent Music. *(to be read from the bottom-up)   for the first time. like seeing a lover undress as the land was revealed fresh, and know something of Adam with our ancestors to touch … Continue reading

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Exit Music – a poem by Adam Wyeth

Exit Music (In Memory of Mike)   How apt it was. The moment we raised your coffin a Jazz band started to play – sending you off in the jingle-jangles of New Orleans echoes. Not spluttering or stalling in solemn … Continue reading

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Date Correction – Adam Wyeth’s Book Launch

The launch of Adam Wyeth’s first collection, Silent Music, will take place on Saturday, 19th February at 2pm. This is a free event with a wine reception – everyone is welcome. Reviews of Silent Music: ‘The title poem of Adam … Continue reading

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Plane – a poem by Adam Wyeth

Plane I’m trying to capture the small plane as it snores through the siesta of each afternoon; the whole of county Cork rolls out like a scroll to our house near the sea on the edge of the plane.   … Continue reading

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