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For Things that Went Amiss

Strange How odd, that buildings And spaces in-between Brews a lament For things that went amiss For people no longer here And, unable to return In a fissure of a moment Or in the melody of a prayer There is … Continue reading

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There, in Context

Are we there yet? Words of innocence A notion of a promise An image of delight Or fear A contradiction beyond Explanation A chameleon of a sort There, is a fragmented place Coloured by age By a child eye An … Continue reading

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This Room Sits

The room with a view Architecture and politics Looks down Upon the minions of a city Now, the noise has gone Except, for the dripping Tap That soft inflection …voices Drinkers after work This room sits Innocent But a witness … Continue reading

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When Darkness Slips

Each night When darkness slips When bone and flesh Begin to ache The land beyond The glass Beyond the face Of Time Summons our altered Mind To travel To that place Where dreams sit and wait Like trains To take … Continue reading

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Shaking Hands with Something New…

Sounds of an aeroplane Old-fashioned Like a Norton circa 1950’s Sound of voices Words parade through the garden An old house…circa 1700’s Still stands in a new century Modern sculpture in the tamed Wilderness A signpost in a meadow Time … Continue reading

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A Human Ripple

Sitting in a Costa cafe watching human traffic as it comes and goes…. it’s quiet…. except for the kids Summer Hols…. three weeks left practically a life time if I remember correct sitting by the window at the shopping mall … Continue reading

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No Invitation Needed

Some of the most interesting words Arrive…. while driving from the train station Here, without invitation like flies along a riverbank persistent…. no doubt with a purpose nibbling on the ears but I have no pen to hand nor scrap … Continue reading

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City Lunchtime

unrelenting march of feet unstopping pounding place to place human ants smiling, scowling….to deter any unsolicited jiving yet, it’s a time to meet to greet a need to eat a latte …. a Dublin sandbo perhaps a veggie in a … Continue reading

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A Candle in the Middle

I sat on the stool Staring at the quiver in the mirror As if it was the analogy of Time A liquid pocket A vertical river Passage to a secret universe A simple candle in the middle Tantalisingly suggestive A … Continue reading

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Something in the Air

autumn is calling a sweet ambience inhabits the air and Stephen’s Green stills blooms though it’s late it has been quite a good year weather-wise, that is! and yet there is a strange sense of place a photo out of … Continue reading

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