Category Archives: Poems

Voting in America

  I’m really only writing about voting in Warwick, but that didn’t sound as catchy…. but in a town of less than 800 people, it’s perhaps more personal and more interesting.   The photograph above is the town hall, the only … Continue reading

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Thanks to Crossway Magazine, Ireland

  Thanks to David Jordan. I’ve a poem published in the Autumn Crossways magazine.        https://crosswayslit.com/348-2/

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flying home again

I’ve always appreciated that each plane is blessed and named for a saint. This is my reason for flying Aer Lingus.   My first two nights of sleep were punctuated by my waking up Ireland time, ready to go down the … Continue reading

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A little Street Art

The street art sometimes takes me by surprise like this by Tara Dart station. I missed the crossing light just gazing & taking it in. I took the train south to Dalkey, about 5 kl so of dublin, where I … Continue reading

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Finding Oscar Wilde

There’s great delight to be taken in Oscar Wilde’s pithy one liners.  I’ve found his house and finally found his statue in Merrion Park.  I joined other fans just before the rain. On my walkabout the rains came down like a … Continue reading

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Joyce and Sweny by Merrion Park

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FilMs and Photographs in Temple Bar

Imagine you’re walking next with me and my friend Davy who is giving me a second look at spots I’ve walked past. We’re just off Temple Lane when spot this sign and can’t help but sing and even begin to … Continue reading

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Glasnevin Cemetery & National Botanical Garden

It’s a powerful place to see, just 2 miles from the city center.  All your patriots are all buried here from Kevin Barry, who died just up the road, to DeValera and Michael Collins, and anyone in between, including Maud Gonne. … Continue reading

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St Valentines resides still in Dublin

My friend Davey sent me to the Whitefriar’s church this morning . The church is huge with Saint Theresa residing here as well. This is the shrine to Saint Valentine, below, and his statue is above.   Below is the … Continue reading

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Awaiting Pope Francis

this is just a snippet about Pope Francis arriving yesterday. Just after lunch the the crowds began to form and Pope Francis  would be here  between 4:30-5pm.  Before driving here  he visited with  victims of abuse and a homeless shelter. … Continue reading

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