Ciaran O’Driscoll

Ciaran O’Driscoll is an Irish poet and novelist. He currently lives in Limerick and has worked as a lecturer at the Limerick Institute of Technology. He has published nine books of poetry throughout his career. These include Moving On, Still There, and The Speaking Trees. The latter is his most recent publication.

Please Hold

by Ciaran O’Driscoll

‘Please Hold’ by Ciaran O’Driscoll speaks to a general frustration about the automated nature of contemporary life and the horror of being “on hold.” 

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