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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 …

To Live In Hearts

“To live in hearts we leave behind is to not die” – Thomas Campbell To live in hearts we leave behind It …

Rattling Buckets Cant Be Seen

A boy, an errand, and a bucket of beer … A drain, a death, and now a ghost does appear … A …

Wake at Ballinalee

My mother told of attending a wake when a child in her native village Ballinalee, where the pipes that were smoked cermonially …

This Is What Death Looks Like

The wild stare as his last breath His weakened lungs struggled to make A gaping mouth as to breath He tries, his …

There Is No Time for Art

Was at the Body and Soul festival doing a reading with my fellow Tullamore Rhymers, and this one got a good reception. …

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