John Walsh Poems

John Walsh was born in Derry, Ireland, and published his first collection of poetry, Johnny tell Them, in 2006. He followed this collection up with Love’s Enterprise Zone and Chopping Wood with T.S. Eliot. He has received several awards for his writing, including a Publication Award from Galway County Council.

I’ve Got an Apple Ready

by John Walsh

John Walsh’s ‘I’ve Got an Apple Ready’ appears in The New Oxford Book of Children’s Verse. This poem features a child who is in a hurry and keeps an apple in case she needs it on the way.

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