Monthly Archives: July 2022

Cassidy’s Pub

I wrote this poem after visiting Cassidy’s Pub in Dublin with my writing group. Many of us were thinking and talking about Brexit, holding our breaths almost, waiting to see what the outcome would be. The old history surrounded us … Continue reading

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Climate Change

Garden Fire  In May I pulled away winter’s weeds,  spread manure, and fastened new fencing. We made a trellis from pine saplings,  an art installation for tomatoes to climb.  Finally, time to plant broccoli, lettuce, and chard.  When I didn’t want … Continue reading

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Dream Trip

I’ve enjoyed working virtually once a week with a group since covid began. Most of the folks are in Ireland, near Dublin. The rest of us are from all over, with one thing in common. We all wrote as part … Continue reading

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First Train Ride

   The Train Ride  When I was young, when the outside  world assailed me on my first train trip to Boston,  I knelt on the seat to look out the window, frightened  at the squeals when the elevated train turned … Continue reading

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