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Shin Rin Yoku

The only “Bards in the Woods” I managed to attend was a few years back, in Mullinaleaghta in Longford, where John Wilmott …

The Great Mcgonagall

William “Topaz” Mc Gonnagle was poet from Dundee, who discovered he could make a rhyme at the grand old age of 52 …

The Muses Café

Easons on Dublins O’ Connell Street has a Cafe called Muses… appropiate for a bookshop! While there, looking at pictures of now …

Cooking up a Poem

Playing with language he tosses the words And stirs them with his pen In the saucepan of the page Which he heats …

A Poets Lament

This is an old verse of mine, found on a previous draft of the website. Poetry has got me free into a …

Sleeping Scribe

Sleeping scribe with inward eye Ponders life, its challenges, wonders why Through the jumbles of our dreams Rummages random through lifes scenes …

Heaven Taught Ploughman

“A heaven taught ploughman” – Henry McKenzie speaking of Robert Burns. He learned much with plough in field Beast snorting, as ever …

Dreams Fled Away

Quote: Dreams fled away, this country bedroom, raw – “Another September” (Kinsella) Dreams, aye, dreams dreamt by dreamers have fled And the …

His Pen Ran Dry

For the memory of Ivor Higg, R.I.P. His pen ran dry, as happens to every writer, The pool of ideas of the …