Author Archives: Author Annette J Dunlea Irish Writer

About Author Annette J Dunlea Irish Writer

Irish Novelist And Journalist Author of Always and Forever and The Honey Trap Author website: http://www.freewebs.com/ajdunlea/

John B. Keane – Irish Author & Playwright

Title: Official Website of John B Keane Author: John B Keane (Son) Full Text & Source:  http://johnbkeane.ie/ Sample Text Home Biography Books Plays Current Productions Film & TV Media News Resources Contact   John B. Keane, one of Ireland’s most … Continue reading

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The Betrayal By Michael D. Higgins

a poem for my father This man is seriously ill the doctor had said a week before, calling for a wheelchair. It was after they rang me to come down and persuade you to go in condemned to remember your … Continue reading

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Irish Literature, Mythology, Folklore And Drama

HISTORY LANGUAGE PERIODICALS The Story of the Irish Race Irish History on the Web Ireland History in Maps The Archaeology of Ancient Ireland Irish Timeline and History Chronology of Irish History Gaelic Dictionaries Gaelic Homepage Gaelic Languages – Links Pronunciation … Continue reading

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Advice to Lovers

The way to get on with a girl Is to drift like a man in the mist, Happy enough to be caught, Happy enough to be dismissed. Glad to be out of her way, Glad to rejoin her in bed, … Continue reading

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Erin By John Boyle O’Reilly

“Come, sing a new song to her here while we listen!’ They cry to her sons who sing; And one sings: ‘ Mavourneen, it makes the eyes glisten To think how the sorrows cling, Like the clouds on your mountains, … Continue reading

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Legacy Of Love

A wife and a mother too, This is the legacy we have from you. You taught us love and how to fight, You gave us strength, you gave us might. A stronger person would be hard to find, And in … Continue reading

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Word

There is a word, of grief the sounding token. There is a word bejewelled with bright tears. The saddest word fond lips have ever spoken, A little word that breaks the chain of years. Its utterance must ever bring emotion, … Continue reading

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She Is Gone

You can shed tears that she is gone, Or you can smile because she has lived, You can close your eyes and pray that she will come back, Or you can open your eyes and see all that she has … Continue reading

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A White Rose By John Boyle O’Reilly

A White Rose THE red rose whispers of passion, And the white rose breathes of love; O, the red rose is a falcon, And the white rose is a dove. But I send you a cream-white rosebud With a flush … Continue reading

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An Irish Job Hunt By Jerry T Curtis

Me and McGee, Both needed a job But the Boss, only needed One man So he gave us a test To find who was best It seemed like a very fair plan We finished the quiz, we done in a … Continue reading

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The Rose Of Tralee by Annette Dunlea

The Rose of Tralee                          She is selected to represent her county or country, The title Rose of Tralee is her bounty, She must be of good character and single, Her family and friends flock to support her and help her … Continue reading

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Pangur Bán

As Gaeilge: Messe ocus Pangur Bán, cechtar nathar fria saindan: bíth a menmasam fri seilgg, mu memna céin im saincheirdd.   Caraimse fos (ferr cach clu) oc mu lebran, leir ingnu; ni foirmtech frimm Pangur Bán: caraid cesin a maccdán. … Continue reading

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An Expostulation by C. S. Lewis

Against too many writers of science fiction Why did you lure us on like this, Light-year on light-year, through the abyss, Building (as though we cared for size!) Empires that cover galaxies If at the journey’s end we find The … Continue reading

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Pussy-cat by Spike Milligan

Pussy-cat Pussy-cat What are vices? Catching rats And eating mices!

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The Season Of Fire By Michael D Higgins

It was from those barren moments that the cloth is woven of a black suit of death. The weaving is not the work of a single night or day but of that thin season where no fire lights the darkness. … Continue reading

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In Spite of War By Angela Morgan

In Spite of War In spite of war, in spite of death, In spite of all man’s sufferings, Something within me laughs and sings And I must praise with all my breath. In spite of war, in spite of hate … Continue reading

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Solitude By Ella Wheeler Wilcox

Solitude Laugh, and the world laughs with you; Weep, and you weep alone; For the sad old earth must borrow its mirth, But has trouble enough of its own. Sing, and the hills will answer; Sigh, it is lost on … Continue reading

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Read Books Online

Title: Read Books Online Author:ReadBooksOnline Full Text & Source: http://www.readbookonline.net/authors/ The Internet, Online, 26/10/2014 Sample Text: Menu Home Fictions/Novels Short Stories Poems Essays Plays Nonfictions This site contains about six thousand ebooks from hundreds of authors. The collection of these … Continue reading

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Fish Stories and Poems to Read Online

Title: Stories and Poems to Read Online From Previous Fish Anthologies Author: Fish Full Text & Source: http://www.fishpublishing.com/short-stories-to-read-online.php The Internet, Online, 26/10/2014 Sample Text Short Stories to Read online from Fish Anthologies Roommates by Linda Heuring was the winning short … Continue reading

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Classic Short Stories

Title: Classic Short Stories Author: B&L Full Text & Source: http://www.classicshorts.com/author.html The Internet, Online, 26/10/2014 Sample Text: Thomas Bailey Aldrich (1 Story)Honore de Balzac (1 Story) Ambrose Bierce (4 Stories) Paul Bowles (1 Story) Willa Cather (1 Story) Anton Pavlovich … Continue reading

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