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Ruari McNally
Ruairi McNally

Ruairi was born in the city of Newry. He very quickly realised that crayons were not for eating and started drawing on the wallpaper. He is now an established performance poet in the Arcadia Coffee House, with a small following of fragrant supporters. You can see his collections of poems - 'Poetry of Thought' and 'Poet in the middle' - on his website.

Cabbages by Ruairi McNally

are not for savages,
for savages don't eat their greens.
They like red meat and blue meat
and white meat and pink meat
and meat that doesn't like to meet them.
So, people who eat cabbages are quite
safe from savages,
for savages don't eat their greens.

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