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Half the World

The crazed vanities of man Who cannot see all are the same Thinks the other the source of his ill That he …

Hilltops Adorned By Man

Cairns of stone, for our dead Hilltops adorned Prayed to and turned to Communicate with the spirits Crosses of stone and iron, …

Long Walk in Edenmore Bog

Walking the bog in Longford brought this reflection on life to mind – a rare nonrhyming poem from me! Walking the long …

Fighting the Black Snake

“If we dig precious things from the land, we will invite disaster.” ~Hopi prophecy The Keystone XL pipeline is just one of …

Red Sky at Dawn in Ballybrit

Birds on the street eat litters breakfast buffet The crows and jackdaws take to the sky in fright Seagulls braver are tardy …

High Cost of Cheap Beef From Brazil

The powers that be tell you that we Should be happy with beef from Brazil They suppose its racist to oppose What …

The Circus Animals Liberation

My circus animals were all on show, Those stilted boys, that burnished chariot, Lion and woman and the Lord knows what The …

Iron Trees and Iron Eejits

The darkening sky: they stand there Arms reaching, turning in the wind as ease As if a dance upon the spot A …

Plastic Bag: Ballinamuck

Walking in to the village of Ballinamuck last year, I saw a lone plastic bag blowing in the street. A once more …

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