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"... brevity is the soul of wit ..."
- William Shakespeare


Born and raised in the USA. Traveling and living abroad since 1998. Now permanently residing in Ireland.

Received The Mattatuck College Award for Outstanding Achievement in Poetry.
Received Bachelor of Science with honours from Teikyo Post University Connecticut.

Two books of poetry Searches For Magic, and Caribu & Sister Stones: Selected Poems, have been published by Lapwing Press, Belfast. A third book, Myths Of Multiplicity, published by Erbacce press Liverpool as part of the 2014 Erbacce International Annual Prize .

The work of PD Lyons has also appeared in many magazines and e-zine/blogs throughout the world. Including, The SHoP, Books Ireland, Irish American Post, Boyne Berries, Virtual Writer, Slipstream, West 47 Galway Arts. Recently selected to participate in Human Rights Consortium at the School of Advanced Study, University of London publication titled 'In Protest: 150 Poems for Human Rights'.

PD Lyons


Ghosts of My Summers

Ghosts of my summers walk by
Long pink skirts trail

Roads of my youth
Still there yet some what changed

As if each and every memory plays out again
This time

A different boy
Meets a different girl

Once you
Once me

Still June.