UNDER THE BRIDGES 

  We build bridges to cross trenches; trouble, treachery, tyranny, to cut across life’s inconveniences; cuts and cries and crisis, we cross bridges to build beliefs; I will, I wish, I want, discarding ties and loves deceased; I lost, I left, I let go, holding out for a life that’s better; bolder, bigger, brighter, hoping […]

Read More…

OH COUNTRY, MY COUNTRY

Oh country, my country, once born in your troubled times and raised by the banks where your Liffey lies, I followed the paths of generations moved on to see what they’d built, to see where they’d gone, but returned to a home now seriously lacking a nation of consumers complaining and attacking. Where are your […]

Read More…

SAIL ME

I had a point, I had a purpose, Had a position. I sailed the seas, I saw its secrets, I’ve seen its storms. I had a mast, I had a mission, I had a meaning. I’ve had owners, I’ve had lovers, And I’ve had loss. I carried crew, I captured crabs, I cut through currents. […]

Read More…

THE STRUGGLE

To be a poet of The heart and mind Is to step away From all that is close And to look back From afar. To struggle With the truth Of what we are told And to search for What we believe. To fall on the road And document the struggle To stand again. To be […]

Read More…