My Mother Speaks to me of Suicide by Dave Lordan

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My Mother Speaks to me of Suicide is a collaboration between Dave Lordan and Padraig Burke of
The text of the poem, previously broadcast on RTE Arena, can be found in Lordan’s latest acclaimed collection Lost Tribe of The Wicklow Mountains.
Lordan’s new project is the popular and iconoclastic website
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Dave Lordan is activist, poet and teacher. He blogs at

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  1. Gabriel Bonnar

    March 20, 2015 5:45 pm

    A cry of despair from the depths of meaninglessness that drives young boys and men to self killing. What then is “meaningful life” that might keep many away from this fate?