A Falling Leaf.

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

The Old Man !

Skipping between radio stations yesterday, I happened upon this song. I’ve always loved it and I suppose I always knew the day would come when I would hear it for the first time after Dad’s death. Yesterday was that day.

Winter has come.

Last night you passed away From us and so My grief for you Begins today.

Bob Marley and Me

/https://www.instagram.com/p/BAx_v0Wn9fx I’m sharing this link to Instagram because I have an Ovation guitar same as Bob. Do you see the guitar case in the upper right corner ? It’s like the case for my guitar. So that’s how I know 😊 I bought it second hand in

No Shame

Source: No Shame I was in visiting my Dad recently in the nursing home which is now his home. No doubt his last on this earth. I found it very emotional being there, seeing him as a shadow of himself and I was driven to writing a poem about him. I’ve already posted and shared…

Dear Sister.

  What do I want to say dear sister ? What do I want to say ?   That the wind and rain ceased today And small clouds sat in a clear blue sky ? That the air on cheeks, gently pinched, Was crisp, wintry

Father’s Day

I was on the phone today to wish my Dad a happy Father’s day. He said he’d do his best . He’s 90, two weeks out of hospital and not great – to put it mildly ! My son was on the phone today to wish his Dad a happy Father’s day. ‘Twas great, as…

” Ride On, See You ! “

Eimear Walsh Olivia Burke Niccolai Schuster Eoghan Culligan Ashley Donohoe Lorcán Miller I listened with a lump in my throat and a tear in my eye to the John Murray show on RTE 1 Radio this morning. His guest was the singer-songwriter Jimmy McCarthy, from Cork. Together they presented a moving and deeply sensitive programme…

Today’s Tarot

Over the last number of weeks I have tried to get into the habit of pulling three cards for myself on a daily basis with the intention of learning the Tarot. I also intended sharing the cards and my interpretation of them. However this is my first posting on the subject. Perhaps a little introduction…