'the tone of voice is the enduring and convincing element here; casual but not commonplace, laid back but not lethargic...'

Simon Armitage

'the poems are strong, vivid and pointed...this is a spirited and accomplished collection.'

Edwin Morgan


THE WAISTBAND and other poems

Port of Recall



Wildlife on One

Praise Be

A Letter from My Father

The Waistband

Scottish Colourism


© Donny O'Rourke, 1997
Published by Polygon