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For Her a Cottage in Heaven

Helen lived in England, her fathers family were from Longford. They were trying to find a nice cottage to come home to. She loved chatting about cottages and unraveling family trees. She never got the cottage of her dreams before she died.

Connections

  For the late John Ratcliffe, to help give peace and comfort to David Ratcliffe, freinds and family. A rambling verse written …

Death Makes Its Cruel Presence Felt

As death makes its cruel presence felt We talk as numb of those who have gone… We think of recent times now …

Elegy for a Poet I Once Knew

Alas,  I learned of the passing of a poet Paul Curran I shared a stage with often at Scene of the Rhyme …

Say Hello to all the Poets

Dedicated to the memory of the late Kay Kinghammer, of the Blackwater Poetry Group, R.I.P. Say hello to all the poets as …

Saint Donatus of Fiesole

At Inishcaltra he learned to write At his mothers knee to pray In Italy he learned to fight In Ireland he was …

Fifteen Minutes of Sunshine

Dedicated to the Dardis family on the passing of their father Tony, and to all families on that final journey with a …

The Actor Quits The Stage

This was not part of the script The actor ended the play Told the audience its over He is the actor and …

Final Whistle Blown

The match is over, over early, the final whistle has blown Its back to the dressing room, where he is among his …

He Bore Witness To The World

Bears witness through written word, Records it line by line: The song of the earth: its painful cry, Behind smiling face that …

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 …

Fr Jacques Hamel – Martyr – RIP

He knelt in his parish church this morning The world knew not his name But God knew him – as strangers On …

Rainbow Gone Red

In memory of and in solidarity with the victims of the PULSE nightclub shooting in Orlando. While its probably a lone wolf …

Fight Over, Match Won

People don’t realize what they had till it’s gone. Like President Kennedy, there was no one like him, the Beatles, and my …

Some House Party In Heaven

They are having some house party in Heaven All of the greats they were playing The Devil enjoyed the music drifting through …

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