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We Are All Wanderers

Inspired by quotes from John Connell, author of “The Running Book”, who said to see our way through troubles including COVID19, we must never forget the beauty in life.

To Find Peace

I lived by a roaring river, Then beside a tumbling stream, Then beside a placid canal, Thought to live beside the sea …

Life Is Like A Carpet Weaved

Life, in all its complexeties is like a carpet weaved, except its pattern is not as predictable…

Revelations on a Limerick Street

Brown grey, the streets meander Over waters seeking sea I walking, amble aimless As if anywhere else to be Would be as …

Life is a Treasure Map

The experiences shared by those now gone The opinions with which you may not agree Showed another’s path whose wisdom they share …

Passing Passengers on the 409

As I await my bus, I and the others, next to us The bus pulls in from whose windows faces Blank at …

Renmore Point

Pass by, By Boat, By foot… You and I. I wrote this for the LOVE ON THE ROCKS – DUBLIN facebook group, …

Dance of the Mayfly at Dromineer

The Mayfly swarm a few times a year depending on the species, however its from their time of emergence in may they …

No Dancing From The Easter Sun

Musings in verse on the current issues of consent, and the Ulster Rugby scandal. The Scots Law judgement of “Not Proven” would …

Walk at Lough Annagh Remembered

A rather melancholic reflection I remember while walking last year at Annagh Lake. Life indeed tames us all… or am I just …

Crazed Beats Echo Into The Night

This verse I wrote some years back when living in Tullamore, hearing loud music and meeting an old disapproving couple that I …

Half the World

The crazed vanities of man Who cannot see all are the same Thinks the other the source of his ill That he …

The Tithe Child of Romsey

One tenth of all – the parsons share From cows in pasture to poultry flock From grain blowing in the breeze To …

Unborn Child Drawn by Da Vinci

We are never as pure as when before we are born, when we truly are faultless, but again, he who walks through …

Donkey Innovation

The donkey of the whip was tired Bringing its cart and load from A to B A way out of its horrific …

Heading to the Horizon

Written on hearing a talk about doing the Camino, when heading out the walker told us his favourite part was looking at …

Long Walk in Edenmore Bog

Walking the bog in Longford brought this reflection on life to mind – a rare nonrhyming poem from me! Walking the long …

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