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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
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
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
This sonnet, ‘Letting Go’, was written about an incident which happened in Coventry in the late 1980s. The story behind the events was never told to me but a similar incident happened in London some years later and in this … Continue reading
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.
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