Pádraig Ó Tuama

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Pádraig Ó Tuama (b. 1975) is the host of On Being’s Poetry Unbound and the author of Poetry Unbound: 50 Poems to Open Your World. He is a poet with interests in language, violence, power, and religion. Kitchen Hymns and 40 Poems on Being with Each Other: A Poetry Unbound Anthology are both forthcoming in 2025.

  • Pádraig Ó Tuama
    Photo by Mark / Stock.adobe.comRite of Baptism   If you pass, know that you will have no say  about what happens.  Some of our people will hate you as they hate themselves.  You must create a life  wi…