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Some Kind of Love – a Sonnet

What is it that makes us write? Is it a surfeit of love or a dearth? ‘Some Kind of Love’ is a sonnet which adds to the debate and contains a slightly ambivalent finale!

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Killarney Urban Myth 1

In ‘Killarney Urban Myth 1’ we examine the truth and lies behind ghost stories. Is it just a mixture of fact and fiction – or is it something else which drives us, not only to create these stories, but to … Continue reading

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More Crap Fishing at Kells Bay

‘More Crap Fishing at Kells Bay’ does what it says on the tin.  Except that focusses on the mind set of the intrepid fisherman.  Who does he copy, why does he fish – and is it really worth the effort?  … Continue reading

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Kings and Queens

‘Kings and Queens’ is an original poem which discusses the inter-related nature of positions which seem to be mutually exclusive.  Love is an issue, as is defence but the main point is really one raised by John Donne in the … Continue reading

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Silence 2

Silence 2 is a poem all about the wonderful ways we can communicate without words.  It’s a ‘boy meets girl, girl leaves boy, boy isn’t really that bothered much to the disappointment of girl’ kind of story.  I hope you … Continue reading

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Silence 1

This is another original poem, the first of two which begin to explore different aspects of silence.  Silence 1 suggests the sense of brutality which may exist in the gap between noises.

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Text is Like a Box of Chocolates

Text is like a box of chocolates in that you do not know what you will find next – or do you?  Do you hide in the words or reveal yourself?  Who wants to remain hidden anyway?

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