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Consequences of a Drunken Cupid

I love you , I hate you at the same time” he said As she sobbing, begged him to stay Two drunken …

Death on a Traintrack

A stopped train, and I awaken In the middle of some godforsaken Piece of country, as an announcement is making By some …

Monster in my Cupboard

The shadows dark, when I, a child Slept, or rather when I tried And creaks and groans of ancient timbers Would have …

A Phonecall Overheard

A double suicide delayed by train back to Dublin after the Poets Express event in 2010. The pointlessness of it inspired the …

A Goddess of Gluttony

She of Rome, she of riches Indulged in all that she had to hand And she, until the day she died To …

Rocking the Cradle of Genius

You have disgraced yourselves again, once more you have rocked at the cradle of genius” – W.B. Yeats Rocking the cradle of …

If Poets Had Consequence

In bardic Ireland, a satire poem so destroyed a kings reputation he would have to give up his crown. The only other …

Turbulent Seas

“as easily as an old woman reads a palm” Crossing the Atlantic – Anne Sexton Journey set upon with an illusion of …

Divine Struggle – Sylvia Plath.

The raging waves of the mind Tore her spirit asunder Yet still she wrote Those word we read… with wonder As words …

We Are No Weavers Who Write Today

We are no weavers who write today Yet still we write in their way And similar is the things we say In …

Poem for a Nyeuck

A smart word for everyone And for strangers a disparaging look He sits making himself heard to all With a skit, hes …

A Poet Tries Not to Write in Rhyme

I got mixed feelings on writing in non rhyming verse, and while I do every so often, I rebel against the current …

Shall Another Read My Words

Shall another read my words In a far off distant day I hope that they enjoy the rhymes That I on paper …

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