free access to the best selection of free poetry and poems

If you enjoy reading poetry you will love this collection of free poetry books. Free Verse? Haiku? Epic? Ballad? whatever poetry form you favour, we have it here!

Gog and Magog by Ciaran O'Driscoll

Gog and Magog
By Ciaran O'Driscoll

Officially licensed for obooko members.

Read it and Rate it!

Rated 4/5(14 votes)

Book Synopsis

Ciaran O'Driscoll was born in Callan, Co. Kilkenny in 1943, and presently lives in Limerick, where he lectures in the School of Art and Design at the Limerick Institute of Technology. He has written five collections of poetry. The most recent, Moving On, Still There: New and Selected Poems was published by the Dedalus Press in 2001. In the same year, Liverpool University Press published his childhood memoir, A Runner Among Falling Leaves.

He has won a number of awards for his work, including the Patrick and Katherine Kavanagh Fellowship in Poetry.


It's out of the question that we don't
pull ourselves together now chaps
for various Muslim and Hindu reasons
also reasons of State, various
longterm goals but above all
because of the task in hand, namely
fixing this blownup leng...
Read more

From available file formats*
File Formats

*If your favourite
format is not listed this may be because the author has restricted files available for free ebook editions.

Share some Poetry ...

Latest books in this category

Cover for Fairy Tales, Dreams and other Heresies, by David Hickman

Fairy Tales, Dreams and other Heresies

by David Hickman Poetry by David Hickman: Lyrics and meditations. Very slightly revised from the original ebook. The sky gathers all t......
A Little Book of Children's Poems. By Russell A. McManus

A Little Book of Children's Poems

by Russell A. McManus A selection of delightful poems for children, including The Breeze and the Flower, Evening Wonderer, The fiddlebug Song,......