HURRAY FOR HEDGEHOGS AND BECOMING A HOGLET

  This happened today… I’ve never floated for so long without the aid of a crane, suspension bridge, boat or pill! Next year, my debut collection with be brought to life by Hedgehog Poetry Press. This city of magic has never shone so magically like it has today… Now, I’m off to breath and be […]

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IN THE VALLEY OF THE SUN KING

  Sun shines in the valley where the sun king came to stay, shade is shy in the valley at the king and queen’s hideaway. Shadows slip through the valley down from stars to under stairs, some secrets slip through the valley whispered from lips of concrete heirs. Sun shines in the valley on swans […]

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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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IN THE PEACE BY THE PURPLE PETAL

  Lather us in lazy, let us lick the honey from the purple petal, let us lay down dreams upon the velvet veneer of the plump peach, slip us into a dream of sleep where all language is lulled into a lake that lingers in stilled thought that tickles tongue upon first taste with the […]

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UNDER CONCRETE

  We seek shelter from the sudden sun within this city of concrete class, everything here is concreted, change is considered but takes centuries to occur. I have been asked for fax numbers, offered cheque books and been told that fibre is only forming and would dial-up not do?! We seek shelter from the storms […]

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CEAD MILE FAILTE 

Country roads wind where shadows linger in the light, where whispers have withered like leaves out of season,  where the green grows in grandeur  over this ancient land, often fought for, never forgotten, where former footprints entwine around the rolling hills and half fallen walls of wishes that once held lovers, that once courted kisses  […]

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