HEMEROSCOPIUM

  I build sentences in the mind that had no existence before, a platform to ponder in a place that doesn’t exist, in truth, until it’s been told. I move through this hemeroscopium like an architect building a house into a home, unearthing light to contrast the shadow my thoughts have been confined in, a […]

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PLEDGE ON THE PAGE

  I lay loyalty on the lines that curl from curious to consolidate as considered, follies that find their form someplace between the pledge of pen and integrity of ink. All words and photographs by Damien B. Donnelly From a poetry prompt “Pledge’ on @Microprompt

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COLOUR ON CURT CORNERS, PART 5; COLOURED SHOWERS

  Lilac showers Parisian walls to lift the day from tones of grey, colours whisper to hungry minds from lithesome leaves to planting seeds, branches bound like blood to body, to walls so willing like veins now filling, lilac leans with leaves of green, gently swaying, thoughts are weighing, nature bends to hear my call […]

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LIEBSTER AWARD

  I am touched and thrilled to have been nominated for the Liebster Award by fellow Paris lover, the lovely Alison Pierman (even if she herself compared it to a pyramid scheme/chain letter). I’m not fussy and have little time for shame, I’ll take any and every award going.  So, Alison, thank you very much […]

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‘How I Write’ interview for the Series by Nicola Cassidy

Today you can read my interview for the series ‘How I write’ by author and fellow Irish blogger Nicola Cassidy who describes herself as a writer, blogger, Mum, daughter, wife, sister, singer, marketer, pet owner and pet complainer. Nicola’s blog features posts on marriage, motherhood, fashion, feminism, pregnancy, parenting and her series ‘How I Write’, interviewing […]

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THE END OF THE ROAD, DAY 30, POEM 30

And so here’s to one For the end of the road, Words have been written, Sentences steadily found sense, Poems put together, pushed and pulled On pages being published, hauled And heralded, heard in hushed homes Where hope is heartily housed and harboured, Here’s to the unbelievers The cynical thinkers of thought, Leaning to maths […]

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The Poetic Point

Writing, with ink and pen And open mind, thoughts From the heartland of the questioning consciousness- Muddled and moving, mixing Musical thought with meaningful metaphors, Subtly seeking the rhythm and rhyme And fighting with form and formality, Counting consonants and trying not to simulate, Sawing sentences in centers To shock, shake and stimulate. Keeping, with […]

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