About/ revised 23 August 2019

P D Lyons Winner of the 2019 erbacce-prize for poetry

Rate This

Thank you to the judges and to Erbacce Crew. I am humbled and honored by this. Cheers Alan!

 P D Lyons Winner of the 2019 erbacce-prize for poetry

The annual erbacce-prize for poetry is open from January 1st to May 1st every year. It is entirely FREE to enter thus it attracts top quality poets world-wide… in 2019 we had close to eight thousand entries and all were judged ‘blind’. P D Lyons was the outright winner! Below is the book we produced for him… it is sheer quality poetry, the whole book encompasses a simplicity coupled with deep insight; a truly beautiful collection which reveals more each time it is re-opened… (perfect-bound: 112pages)



Through the generous support of  Westmeath County Council a limited edition of 50 numbered and signed copies are available to purchase direct from the poet at €20.00 to include standard postage world wide.  Please click on the cover below to order via PayPal


PD Lyons

Born and raised in the USA. Travelling 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 was officially launched at the Westmeath County Library, Castlepollard Ireland on 9December 2014.

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’.

Relevant websites:

In Protest: 150 Poems for Human Rights’.
In Protest: 150 Poems for Human Rights is an ambitious new publication aiming to bring together the fields of human rights research and literature in an innovative way. Selected from over 600 poems submitted by established and emerging poets, it provides a rare international insight into issues ranging from the trans-Atlantic slave trade, the Hola massacre and indigenous peoples’ rights to the current war in Syria.


  Myths of Multiplicity , all profits to benefit Erbacce writers co-op


Searches For Magic, and Caribu & Sister Stones,



PD Lyons Blog : https://pdlyons.wordpress.com/

Picture 068

original about page Published on: Dec 16, 2007 :

stay tuned constantly in progress. for brief updates see other categories. thank you for any interest. any questions will be considered. cheers.

herbal category, relates to just the day-to-day stuff like laundry, bread making, herbal medicines, wandering aimlessly around the country side.

not quite thomas; poetry books and published stuff

ruff: new unpublished trying it out poems and stuff

may all who journey: zen,buddha, life, death, little things like that.

uncategorized: does what it says

gets the urge for going

gets the urge for going

PD Lyons: to be continued…


  • Donna J Snyder  On September 1, 2014 at 5:05 pm

    Hi, Paula. ❤


  • The Unfolding  On April 9, 2015 at 2:02 pm

    Amazing blog. Really. Thoroughly enjoy your writing and energy. I could spend some time here, reading, and likely will, so forgive me for hoarding your stats on occasion. Glad to have found your blog. ~ Bill

    Liked by 1 person

    • pdlyons  On April 9, 2015 at 2:19 pm

      thank you for taking the time here and for your kind words. hoard away and welcome aboard Bill. I have yet to spend much time over there with you but i really did like your post called Ghosts. I tend to like ghostly things but this was especially nice. cheers

      Liked by 1 person

      • The Unfolding  On April 9, 2015 at 2:37 pm

        Thank you! It’s nice to meet you. 🙂

        Liked by 1 person

  • Donna J Snyder  On May 23, 2015 at 3:40 am

    A fine biography and excellent photo. I’m proud to know you, even if only virtually. I respect you and your work.

    Liked by 1 person

    • pdlyons  On May 26, 2015 at 9:12 pm

      Thank you , as ever for your kind support Donna. As you know me form my work you virtually know me better than most…


  • Donna J Snyder  On October 28, 2015 at 3:26 am

    I got a notification that you reposted For Donna bit now is gone.


  • Merel Burggraaf  On January 12, 2016 at 7:42 pm

    Hi! Thank you for liking my Facebook page!! 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

  • James Lawless  On March 8, 2016 at 9:01 pm

    Hi PD. Nice to connect. Good luck with your work. You might like to nominate my new novel; it just requires a click and all nominators will get a free copy if it is published. https://kindlescout.amazon.com/p/20Z6WXZZUWHCG

    Liked by 1 person

  • C.J. Black  On June 1, 2017 at 3:25 pm

    Have dipped in and out for quite a while always of interest look forward to exploring further, continued good fortune.

    Liked by 1 person


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: