Labelled

It has become increasingly sad to me that we live in a society that is hell bent of placing Labels on Everything. If one were to have a view then that view best be in agreement with the norm OR one would risk being labelled Crazy Right Wing OR Loony Left Wing. It matters little … Continue reading Labelled

Pointless Stirred

As I have placed in posts from time to time, we live in a society that is all too often a fast paced society. Which in itself can be problematic in general situations or issues in life. But given a situation where News media appear to row the same direction. A question that must be … Continue reading Pointless Stirred

Beyond Painted Excuses

It is difficult at times to move beyond a certain topic such as the one that was and has been the root of my poetry as of late. Today's poem again continues along that vein of thought.Who should care to step out from the crowd and help those who need it most. When life is … Continue reading Beyond Painted Excuses

An Ode to Who Matters

Being one who grew up with a very keen interest in Irish National affairs, especially in relation to Irish History and the impact it has had on people in general. Even towards an event that happened in ireland just a little over 100 years ago. That of Irish Independence, even if it meant a division … Continue reading An Ode to Who Matters

Lament For Caring Eyes

Having worked on todays poem yesterday, I found myself unable to complete and post before now. I also found myself beginning to write with one topic in mind, but half way through composing I found this poem taking steps to finish this writing with a vastly different topic in mind. This is something that I … Continue reading Lament For Caring Eyes

Truth in Disguise

As I look upon my poetry collection here on blog, I have noticed that many of which I write are of those I have begun to term Social and Society Poetry. In other words Poetry that are aimed at a portion or aspect of Social life which I have written into poetry in some forms. … Continue reading Truth in Disguise

Glass Towers

Sitting about home today I strived to write of love, to bring to the fore a new poem to inspire. BUT none would feel suited or stand the course. Instead I began to write of what I saw within my heart, something that was burning deep and burning hard to find a way out as … Continue reading Glass Towers

Loves Haste

Back in 1983 One of irelands great folk singers, Luke Kelly, made his final performance (sadly he passed away in 1984), In that final performance he sung The Night Visiting song. A Scottish folk song that has seen many try to understand and even tell what the song was about etc. The Night visiting song … Continue reading Loves Haste

Old Dog’s and New Tricks

From the first days that I started to write poetry, I found myself set to experiment on how I wriote poetry and even certain styles and patterns. Once I returned to education in the 1990's I found myself influenced more so by certain poets and inspired in other ways by John Donne (1572 - 1631 … Continue reading Old Dog’s and New Tricks

Life’s Walk

I know many writers and poets go through periods of time when one struggles to get motivated enough to sit and compose such creative pieces as the poem below. These past few days I had been struggling to get into such a mindset to sit and write as I always would. Eventually I managed to … Continue reading Life’s Walk