Currently browsing tag

life

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 …

No Library Like the Spoken Word

Books and knowledge gathered together But arrived Invaders and a tyrants yoke All then to then was ever known It all went …

To Bury A Cat

I many be known yet for my cat poems – we recently lost one of the house cats that strayed in and out. It returned to die where it was born… cats are more loyal than we think… #Radimires #CatPoem #Cats #CatsofRenmore

Connections

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

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 …

Boats at Galway Docks

Musings on Galway Docks

To have a little boat… To sail out to the ocean waves The waters that Columbus sailed, The famine starving, the African …

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 …

First Step New Journey

As the sad news broke that Kay was slipping in and out of consciousness, a friend was reading poetry to her and …

The Church Of The Quill

Im not a great one for churches, unless visiting ruined ones! But I worship God in my own way… another of the …

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 …

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 …

The Buck , The Nyeuck

Recently a friend from the Blackwater Poets was diagnosed with Cancer, which we rarely refer to by name, preferring euphemisms such as …

The Camera Steals the Spirit

The elders spoke against the box Covered with the cloth That painted pictures on the glass And they wanted not Their picture …

At The Age for This

I’m at the age for this The funerals: all to common now I dont go to them all anymore To commiserate with …

To Live In Hearts

“To live in hearts we leave behind is to not die” – Thomas Campbell To live in hearts we leave behind It …

%d bloggers like this: