Monthly Archives: March 2015

I will not think of you as gone

Originally posted on Thomas:
I will not think of you as gone For each dawn would be less Keep you close in my memories I will not think of you as gone Your laughter will sing in windy days Your…

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” So Billy ! What are you going to do with your time ?”

15 days ago I was nominated by johnjzokovitch for The Daydreamer Award. I must say I was very chuffed and pleased to be nominated, so ….. thank you John !! John can be found here : http://johnjzokovitch.com.  I fully recommend a … Continue reading

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on being told he’s a poet of the people .

if you’re going to write me a poem don’t  mystify it with fucking classical references that I don’t understand don’t force me to fucking study classic greek and roman mythologies to understand you don’t tie me in knots with fucking … Continue reading

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wet fish slap

Did you ever feel like you got slapped in the face by a wet fish ? You know, when you take the ball and run with it ? When you spend your weekend worrying about and trying to resolve a … Continue reading

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St. Patrick’s Day Afterthought.

I’ve never bought into the whole St Patrick’s Day carry on. Can’t stand it. You know what I mean – the leprechaun hunting, Darby O’Gill watching, faith and begorrah roaring, shamrock wearing, beer swilling, parade marching, jigs and reels lepping, … Continue reading

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” The stars, Joxer, the stars ! “

” We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars. ” ( Oscar Wilde, Lady Windermere’s Fan.) I first saw this quote printed on the wall behind the bar of a pub in Blessington, … Continue reading

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THE POET’S WORD

THE POET’S WORD Now, For the poet the word is king. Not only heard and spoken and seen, But  touched, tasted and savoured All in equal measure. Emotion’s food ! Spirit’s nourishment! Food for feelings! I know a poet Who, … Continue reading

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Life is Absurd

Reading a blog I follow the other day, I was hit, as if by a freight train, by one simple sentence : LIFE IS  ABSURD. I was amazed by the effect it had on me. I sat looking at it … Continue reading

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Freebirds Haiku

I was sitting one evening last Summer,  looking out over the sea,  as the sun was beginning to set, when I spotted a flock of seabirds flying out from the land and out over the sea without hesitation or hindrance. FREEBIRDS … Continue reading

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Walking Through Autumn

I wrote this poem a few months ago and walking in the forest yesterday brought it back to mind. I thought I’d share it even though it is Spring ! The forest looks nothing like it did last Autumn, as … Continue reading

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