Tag Archives: shaysky
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
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!
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
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
This original poem considers the importance of challenging accepted truths at any level in society – and provides the view that best way to do this is to take the piss – and always use ‘The Wittiest Witticism’.
‘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
This original poem, ‘A Bell Rings’, considers the symbolic importance of the ‘bell’. For whom does it toll, why does it mean anything at all and what difference does it make to chaos and order.