Patrick Deeley's poems have appeared widely in journals and anthologies. Groundswell: New and Selected Poems, is the latest of his six collections with Dedalus Press. His memoir, The Hurley Maker's Son, was published by Transworld in April 2016.
Go up a goatskin rope
to an old church in Debra Damo.
Go find a church carved
from stone in Lalibela. So he
advises who has gone
before me. Go where wild honey
hived in a church roof
is handed out as something holy.