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Connections

  For the late John Ratcliffe, to help give peace and comfort to David Ratcliffe, freinds and family. A rambling verse written …

Death Makes Its Cruel Presence Felt

As death makes its cruel presence felt We talk as numb of those who have gone… We think of recent times now …

Elegy for a Poet I Once Knew

Alas,  I learned of the passing of a poet Paul Curran I shared a stage with often at Scene of the Rhyme …

Say Hello to all the Poets

Dedicated to the memory of the late Kay Kinghammer, of the Blackwater Poetry Group, R.I.P. Say hello to all the poets as …

Saint Donatus of Fiesole

At Inishcaltra he learned to write At his mothers knee to pray In Italy he learned to fight In Ireland he was …

Fifteen Minutes of Sunshine

Dedicated to the Dardis family on the passing of their father Tony, and to all families on that final journey with a …

The Actor Quits The Stage

This was not part of the script The actor ended the play Told the audience its over He is the actor and …

Final Whistle Blown

The match is over, over early, the final whistle has blown Its back to the dressing room, where he is among his …

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