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My husband and I recently had the immense pleasure and real privilege of seeing Stephen Murphy, often referred to as Ireland’s people’s poet, live in our local Library. In an intimate setting of about 30 people, he shared his unique poetic style, insights and warm nature through his beautiful poetry, and he did this from the bottom of his heart.

You can find some of his work shared on Youtube including “Was it for this?” A poignant account of Ireland post Celtic tiger.

A lot of the poems he shared came from his new book, “From the Sea Hound” in which he does not hold back in sharing his strongly held beliefs. I was not disappointed that I bought his book, should you decide to buy it, I don’t think you’ll be disappointed either.

Before you push the chair – Stephen Murphy

Let me know what you think of … “Before you push the chair.” You might need to listen to it a few times because his style is somewhat similar to a spoken rap and therein lies a lot of deep thought.

I think people are afraid of feelings; their own feelings scare them or dare they have to deal with the messy feelings of others so I like “…As if for simply feeling is a failing of the self.”

I hope you get to experience similar interesting events at your local library.

Le grà,

Mindfully Marie xx

Ps. thanks to all who kindly messaged me to let me know the link to Youtube was not working, it was much appreciated!