TOPPLING HIS TOWER for Poetry Day Ireland

  It’s Poetry Day Ireland so I am supporting from abroad. This years theme is Truth or Dare so throughout the day I will be posting a few of my older poems on Truth and a few more on being Irish… Toppling his Tower What can I lay by the feet of such beauty? What […]

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SHARING SUNDAY; Off With My Head — eatartdaily

Sunday Sharing loves this monster in love poem from Christos Polydorou from eatartdaily:   My lover is hero, is titan… My lover’s contribution to life is tantamount to genius… This must be love Vertiginous heights Candy cotton the clouds… Handpicked me! Of all people! Roared down from the heavens and cut my head off! This […]

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SUNDAY SHARING; The Splendor of Light

Midway through this weekend’s migraine madness I realised I hadn’t done a Sunday Sharing in a long time therefore, as I can’t get through the fussiness to my brain, I thought I’d share the beauty of others instead… Todays first Sunday Sharing comes from Merril D. Smith and this beauty inspired by Jane Dougherty from […]

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ANOTHER EXODUS

Being born, We die from the life before we lived, That existence within our maker, But time transcends And towards the light we fall, Swept along with an ignorance of the future And a tire of the past, The Exodus arrives And the tunnel ends Hands engulf, Drawing us into a plebeian existence Where breeds […]

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SEASONAL SHIFT

I shift like nature, calling snows To coat me, cover me in a crisp Canvas of change to bathe in, To be reborn in, before I skate away From winds that wither my world. Bone chilled, I can wander off To warmer shores, eager for sun To sooth me, to sink within me In the […]

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BLANK CANVAS

I thought it lonely To be together With so much standing In between, But now, In this solitude, These moments tick Like echoes Of what’s been lost, Like laughter Now fading, Like love Now separating, Like the time shared Now a fragment of another life, Another hold we let go of, Another force to fragile […]

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THE DRAW OF ANOTHER DAWN

Sitting Wrapped in blankets, In search of comfort, In a corner, Away from the mirth And the madness. Sitting Wrapped in thoughts, Distance dividing sorrow, Tears washing away Your image. Sitting As the piano plays, Tickling tunes Taunt with tension, Tinged with regret. Sitting Worrying about The what has been, While waiting For the what […]

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