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Busker of Longford Town

There he sits as folk pass by His music fills the air around Some walk past fast lost in their own world …

I Have Seen Both Sides of Life

Another of my reflective poems, as I look back on life, more serious than “Once Upon a Time in Ballinasloe“: more along …

Staring Down Forty

“Forty years from now, there wont be a word about us” ~ John Carty (dad) It is but three hours from now …

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 …

Blinded By Pokemon

I went walking with the housemate who never walks a few mornings back… looking for Pokemon. She didnt see the cat running …

Beyond the Crest of the Hill

Genes current battle is a struggle for him and Margo as it is for all couples who go through this, or who …

Flying a Drone in Merlin Woods

Flying a drone in the Merlin Woods in Galway today, I thought of when I watched the movie “Eye in the Sky” …

The Buck , The Nyeuck

Recently a friend from the Blackwater Poets was diagnosed with Cancer, which we rarely refer to by name, preferring euphemisms such as …

Cursing the Unlucky Stars

My luck is all right from time to time But crisis I always find Finds me more the more I seek to …

Birds Sing

The birds sing among the boughs The wind blows soft upon the face Life is hard on the best of days Hard …

The Camera Steals the Spirit

The elders spoke against the box Covered with the cloth That painted pictures on the glass And they wanted not Their picture …

Covered Nipples Reveal Truth

“The Creation of Eve”: A marble relief on the left pier of the façade of the cathedral in Orvieto, Italy. © Georges Jansoone …

Flight of Mad Sweeney

He flies over where the Devil could not walk Singing his mournful song of despair The places he has been and all …

Two Swans

Two swans swimming in the river cold Meet beak to beak together In love for life it is said These birds are …

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