OBITUARIES. FATHER’S DAY

  You loved watching football and found joy in the obituaries; the last lines of life after it had been lost. You liked watching the news and thrived while washing the car, in the driveway, on a Saturday and maybe again on a Sunday after handing the missal out at mass, rubbing and scrubbing over […]

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A SEAT BEFORE CREATION

  Silent in her own darkness she takes a place by the canvas of creation and before its stillness she lets the light pour over all that has slipped between the shadows.     All words and photographs by Damien B. Donnelly This is a repost for a week of colourful imagination. Photo of La […]

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A SEAT BEFORE CREATION

Day 22 National Poetry Writing Month #NaPoWriMo Silent in her own darkness she takes a place by the canvas of creation and before its stillness she lets the light pour over all that has slipped between the shadows All Words and Photographs by Damien B. Donnelly Photograph taken on front of La Fee Electricite by […]

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SYNCOPATED SADNESS

Day 17 National Poetry Writing Month  Dwelling deep in the darkness where hearts breathe less, held hidden below the humour, like a tumour, there’ve been shadows dancing, all this while, to a beat he cannot follow, to a music he cannot swallow, that cannot be caressed, a syncopated sadness with no cord considered, with no […]

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THE DARK ABYSS

Darkness Like a blanket Pulled too tight On a warm day And sweeps Over the body And seeps, Like a sickness, Beneath the skin. Darkness, Like clouds blocking Out a summers sun, Covers life from light And sucks, Like a leech, At love And laughter. Darkness, Like the enemy, Fakes falsities To befriend you Then […]

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Darkness and Light

And so, Once again I’ve put away Those tediously tiring, Hypocritical pretenses And prepared myself for a fall From the smiles and laughter And wonder of it all? At last, I’ve been permitted To speak and acknowledge it, Allowed to stop this world And finally accept it, See it, reject it Or perhaps, no more, […]

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