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Non Rhyming Poems

Those Folk in their High Towers

They look down on those below: Who look up at them Who live in their high towers… Blight to the eye Seen …

When Words Fail, Silence Speaks Best

The war hawks screamed “Where are your words Now that ours have fallen?” But silence spoke loudest A simple prayer Of grief …

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 …

Our Never Had Romance

(Song – Music: Guillherme Schroeter – Lyrics: Tomás Ó Cárthaigh) I held her hand Just for one dance It was our very …

Men at the Door

The men came to the door, Some in uniform More not. The children crying, the mother too What could anybody do? The …

1916 – War and Revolution

1916 – a year to most Remembered for slaughter of the Somme Youth sacrificed by generals incompetence Against the odds sent to …

Fishermens Tales

Castiglione’s advise on this, well known to Yeats, was literally taken to heart. The courtier must create an image of the beloved …

At The Age for This

I’m at the age for this The funerals: all to common now I dont go to them all anymore To commiserate with …

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