Author Archives: queasypaddy

About queasypaddy

I am a musician, sometime poet and songwriter, a budding artist and a separated, retired primary school teacher, in a happy relationship which is caring, sharing and supportive.

Thinking out Loud

Does anybody else remember those happy days when reporting on golf was restricted to the British Open and occasionally the Irish Open ? And if they were reported on at all it was always the last it… Source: Thinking out … Continue reading

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Facebook Warriors (a little doggerel)

  Come all you Facebook warriors And listen to my call ! Millions of us proud and strong Sitting,typing,

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“Sometimes … I just sits.”

” Each day, at round about the same time, the old man would shuffle quietly into the church, bless himself, nod towards the altar and sit into the same place in the same pew right at the back of the … Continue reading

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New Year “resolutions” part 10

  It begins as a new year and then a few weeks go by and it’s a new month. Before you know it, it’s the beginning of a new season. So here I am now at the beginning of a … Continue reading

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A Falling Leaf.

Nor guilt nor grief Shall torment me When in the ground I lie. For

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Is This a Poem ?

  What a strange time. What a strange place to be. Within me . Without me . Floating and sinking at at the same time. Feeling deeply . Not feeling at all. Holding back. Letting go. Reaching out. Curling into … Continue reading

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Today’s Tarot

” What do I need to know for today ? “ It’s Tuesday, March 29th and I am sitting here trying to put a post together, struggling against lethargy, tiredness, procrastination and a general feeling of being washed out. I … Continue reading

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I Will Break These Chains That Bind Me

Originally posted on Simple Living Over 50:
It has been two years since I started this mission to get back in good health. I quit smoking, started working out and changed my diet to eating from nature. In the last several…

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Flanders 1914 – Brussels 2016

There is so much I want to say that I am almost speechless. Brussels, Paris, Ankara, Istanbul, New York, Baghdad, Aleppo…………….. The list goes on and no doubt will be added to before any form of a solution is found. … Continue reading

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World Poetry Day March 21st (Yesterday !)

If I’d known I’d’ve written a poem !

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