Kenneth Hickey

To mark the 50th Anniversary of Bloody Sunday, Kenneth Hickey kindly agreed to write a haiku to share with my readers.

Kenneth Hickey Photograph
Blood stains the cold streets
History haunts like a ghost
Soft echoes still sigh

Kenneth Hickey was born in 1975 in Cobh, Co. Cork Ireland. He served in the Irish Naval Service between 1993 and 2000. His poetry and prose has been published in various literary journals in Ireland, the UK and the United States including Southword, Crannoig, THE SHOp, A New Ulster, Aesthetica Magazine and The Great American Poetry show. His writing for theatre has been performed in Ireland, the UK, New York and Paris. He has won the Eamon Keane Full Length Play Award as well as being shortlisted for The PJ O’Connor Award and the Tony Doyle Bursary. His work in film has been screened at the Cork and Foyle Film Festivals. He holds a BA and MA in English Literature both from University College Cork. His debut collection ‘The Unicycle Paradox’ was published by Revival Press in November 2021. He still resides in Cork.

You can read Kenneth’s work, or contact him, at Kenneth Hickey’s Website 

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