Category Archives: tableau

The Chapter

Him on a motor bike at 2pm   A small trickling meat of life Is suspended in a double walled cooler box And loaded on the back of a volunteer’s motor bike   He weaves through traffic Moving quickly Despite … Continue reading

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A Story Where Quite a lot Happens

In the few paragraphs that follow you will see that little happens – or maybe a lot occurs – just in a short space of time! Give it a read – it will take you all of 62 seconds. Try … Continue reading

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Tahiti – a Limerick

Tahiti is a limerick about graffiti – and why not, it was the most obvious rhyme! Give it a quick read if you can spare 10 seconds or so and feel free to share it or comment as you see … Continue reading

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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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Away to the East

The ‘travelling community’ in Ireland often attracts a lot of negative attention.  One thing is sure though, many of our city-scapes would be blander and lacking in colour at Christmas time if it wasn’t for their decorative efforts.  ‘Away to … Continue reading

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A Seagull Thinks…

This original poem explores the desire of all creatures to escape their essential nature and exist in a better form than the one they perceive – ‘A Seagull Thinks…’ – give it a look and see if you concur.  As … 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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New Beginnings – a Parable?

This is an original short story about a man who learns that you really must be careful when you wish for something – you might just get exactly what you wish for.  New Beginnings-a Parable? might just make you grateful … Continue reading

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Twichycock and the Christmas Ham – Part One

I know this is not Christmas but I’d like to share this heart warming story of Pixies and Dwarves and Goblins and a talking car- “Twichycock and The Christmas Ham”.  It’s a Christmas Fairy Story for Adults really and as … Continue reading

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A Clock in my Grandmother’s House

This original poem was inspired by a hand crafted clock I can remember from when I was growing up.  The clock is said to have stopped working the day my grandfather died.  I’m sure many families have similar stories to … Continue reading

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