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Far from for Kiltartans Poor He Died

William Butler Yeats poems in memory of Major William Robert Gregory celebrate him as an Irish airman, not giving the fact that …

Birds Sing

The birds sing among the boughs The wind blows soft upon the face Life is hard on the best of days Hard …

Memories of Your Mother

For Liam O’ Roirdan of the Blackwater Poetry Group on the passing of his mother. The group does a day of verse …

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, …

Carol for Christmas for Our Times

It was the greatest love for earth that God has ever shown It was the greatest love unknowing that mankind has ever …

Every Book Has Its Last Page

Dedicated to the memory of the late writer, artist and musician Ingrid Andrew… Every book has its last page When turned, signifies …

Veil Through Which We All Pass

Recently a friend of mine passed, Victor Mather, who I knew from a world beyond politics, in which he was very active …

Christ Was Crucified In Dublin

As if once more nailed to a cross In Dublin, Christ was crucified Where on a street beside the Dáil The least …

Breaching the Veil

Death creeps like a shadow and darkens our lives… In time the truth we see The shadow is cast by the unseen …

Obituary – Ivor Hogg

The passing has happened lately of writer Ivor Hogg. Under the name of “Poeticpiers”, he wrote on WritersCafe.org and also on Arcanum …

No Room at the Inn

She died alone, like a cow in a field, the papers wrote Nothing new there, comment passed as true as it was …

Smiles Can Hide a Million Tears

Smiles say more than a thousand words, By some folk it is said, But some hide the falling of a million tears …

December 8th 2011

Cold wet soil of winter Is now her bed, darkness Eternal, wooden case embraces The body now still, but she Feels not …

Divine Struggle – Sylvia Plath.

The raging waves of the mind Tore her spirit asunder Yet still she wrote Those word we read… with wonder As words …

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