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The bell tolls

The unwelcome stranger of broken promises Smiles widely into her guarded eyes Helping hands mask the token of deceit; Undermining her once proud homeland   She now prepares for stormy weather Where statesmen reign no more      

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Poetry Day

   Today is National Poetry Day And we are blessed In a confused and conflicting presence We have a thought A thought that times will get better The thought that if we care Others will care The world will heal … Continue reading

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You Light my fire

  Fire!    Fire! My head screams and screams Nothing happens No rescue team comes to my aid Thinking quickly       Fire!      Fire! My head screams again Still no one comes Something is wrong inside my head? Storming through the … Continue reading

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Father John

                                 It’s you again Liam. How are you going to die? You have been coming here every week for your whole life and we must … Continue reading

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Cast adrift

 A daylight moon guides my eye As far and wide I look on Rowing against the wind Holding the link for safety Taking it up and away From deep descending despair Until another goodbye You disappear from view  

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Response to ‘To a Mouse’ – Robert Burns Fae a Mouse

#burnspoemresponse #burnsday  Fae are ye tae speer at me An’ preach and prattle. Thou’d be best tae gang awa An’ tend te yer poor cattle. I’ve bin here a lang lang time, Skippen o’er the stubble Then alang comes thee … Continue reading

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tomorrow comes again

when you wash away the memories and losers win again, you can dig through the wreckage; pieces of a puzzle of the slain. let it all out for sorry triers; their blood on the hard ground, their closed doors are … Continue reading

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