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Whisht Held Well

“Hoult yer whisht” ~ keep quiet about that A whisht held well, held for too long So none could tell of the …

When The Bullets They Were Flying

When the bullets they were flying When the hunger strikers were dying Every one of them were trying To break down the …

Abortions for Kittens

Verse needs  rounding off better as I was unaware of “speying while pregnant”, which literally is abortions for kittens… I appended a …

Cursing the Unlucky Stars

My luck is all right from time to time But crisis I always find Finds me more the more I seek to …

On Sighting Sandy Row

Visiting Belfast back in 2008 we took a wrong turn, and drove by this mural by accident. While explaining the conflict to …

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 …

Dark Brown Turf

In solidarity with the turf cutters. The latest of the poems restored to the website, this one was written a few years …

Ill Go Where Im Sent

Invitation received: all were excited Again their friends where they are twinned they would meet Its not a junket: this, this is …

Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh a hanam

Remembering the fallen Irish of both world wars, who were forgotton due to the stigma of being in the British Army Their …

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