Category Archives: Poet

RIP Ulick O’Connor 1954–2019

Title: Writer and critic Ulick O’Connor dies aged 91 Publisher : RTE Online Source: https://www.rte.ie/culture/2019/1007/1081602-ulick-oconnor/ The Internet, Online, 15/10/2019 Sample Text: Writer, poet, historian and critic Ulick O’Connor has died at the age of 91. Born in Rathgar in Dublin … Continue reading

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It’s World Animal Day – A Poem About An Animal

  A Narrow Fellow in the Grass by Emily Dickinson. The grass divides as with a comb A spotted shaft is seen And then it closes at your feet And opens further on – He likes a boggy acre – … Continue reading

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Fur Coat and No Knickers By Louise G Cole

Louise G Cole is a poet and writer from Co Roscommon and the new winner of THE Hennessy Literary Awards Fur Coat and No Knickers Drawing breath between tales of dead little brothers and elderly neighbours moved away, my mother … Continue reading

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St. Patrick’s Day By Derek Mahon

St.Patrick’s Day No wise man ever wished to be younger. — Swift 1 Down the long library each marble bust shines unregarded through a shower of dust where a grim ghost paces for exercise in wet weather: nausea, gout, ‘some … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Dr.Seuss

Happy Birthday “Today you are you! that is truer than true! there is no one alive who is you-er than you! shout loud, I am lucky to be what I am! Thank goodness I’m not just a clam or a … Continue reading

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My Dream Is To Own My Own Bookstore & Cafe

Love these, floating bookstore and cafe. I found these on Google Images. My dream bookshop could be floating or on land a house designed to look like a boat. With Ireland’s weather I think on ground might be best but … Continue reading

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The Waste Land By T. S. Eliot

FOR EZRA POUND IL MIGLIOR FABBRO               I. The Burial of the Dead   April is the cruellest month, breeding Lilacs out of the dead land, mixing Memory and desire, stirring Dull roots with spring rain. Winter kept us warm, … Continue reading

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