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Some Man

“Your some man” ~ Joe “Your some man!”, that was his phrase A catch all that could mean anything: Be it that …

Elegy for Fidel Castro

Condemn me. It does not matter. History will absolve me. ~ Fidel Castro Source M.I.A. If not by man, who so often …

The Last Handshake

Closed as begun in brotherly love In harmony home our ways we make Little think regarless of each others age This just …

Birds Sing

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

Memories of Your Mother

For Liam O’ Roirdan of the Blackwater Poetry Group on the passing of his mother. The group does a day of verse …

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 …

Phonecalls Never Made

I meant to ring but never did He normally did but never did The unspoken though that silent hid Told the truth, …

Dawn Breaks as Yeats Goes to Sleep

Yeats died before the outbreak of war, and his Nobel prizes and international fame was most seen through the Versailles era, with …