Category Archives: Poetry

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 Mother’s Day To All The Mums Out There

      A Mother A Mother is one who understands the things you say and do Who always overlooks your faults and sees the best in you A Mother is one whose special love inspires you day by day. … 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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The Landlord’s Tale. Paul Revere’s Ride By Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Listen, my children, and you shall hear Of the midnight ride of Paul Revere, On the eighteenth of April, in Seventy-five; Hardly a man is now alive Who remembers that famous day and year. 2 He said to his friend, … Continue reading

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