Macdara Woods, Irish poet (1942-2018) published 20 books with New Writers’ Press, Gallery Press and Dedalus Press, and others. He travelled and read his poems from San Francisco to Moscow to Buenos Aires, and was a member of Aosdána.

This is his official website with the texts of some poems, links to places where you can buy his books, information on his life, audio recordings and a variety of photographs.

a porcupine feather / two white snail-shells in my garden / walnuts from the tree in late October –
/ and in my pocket / these five acorns / I have carried from Pavlovsk.


Read a selection of Macdara Wood's poetry, including links to a wider collection in the books.