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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. …

Walking Past Adamnans Church in Birr

Its just another ruined church to some, but St Brendans Old Church in Birr is where a little known Irish saint wrote …

Diur

The oak, strong and mighty, as is the warrior, In the face of the storm found, Fighting adversity, the winds, giving shelter …

Yearn Not For Yesterday

Ah, yes, in times gone by All, it was far better then A time of chivalry and ceremony A time of ladies …

Saved by the Buttonhole

“They are buttonhole relations, when the buttonhole breaks, they are nothing” ~ North Longford saying The flames of war streaked the sky …

War and Poppies

In Flanders fields, and Kandahar, In deepest Afghanistan, Poppies bloom, the Flowers of War, Blossom of the Savagery of Man. In the …

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