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

The Lost World of Imagination

As the title states and thus gives away clearly, todays poem is set to imagination. A round about as it were to encourage a visit to imagination where our thoughts etc can flow free from within this almost lost world. Too often today it appears from this side that imagination appears to be something that … Continue reading The Lost World of Imagination

A Train of Thoughts

I am certain that many who write have experienced moments like what I am describing in this post. When stuck on what to write or fill a segment in a writing, what feels like a Train of Thoughts begin to flow through your mind. Thus striving to complete the task that fills your mind and … Continue reading A Train of Thoughts

Societies Dreams

After a few days away, I ended up spending time pondering on how society has changed. Or more so how people have changed within society both for positive and negative. The following poem should fit what I see of society in many ways. A mixed bag of everything, yet a whole lot where little makes … Continue reading Societies Dreams

He Said

Have you ever sat back and try to interpret the words of a political leader? Yet still after what appears to be hours, you are no wiser, nor any closer to finding some form of understanding to their statements. This is the basic understanding one should take when reading todays poem. From reading first time, … Continue reading He Said

Did You Ever

There are times when my mind wanders through what appears like fields of thoughts and endless questions. All seek to spend time filling space within an endless void, as it were. Whilst we live in a world that seeks to question where our brother or sister kind who wander roads that we view as wrong, … Continue reading Did You Ever

Storm Day Musing

After a night in which Thunder storms moved through pretty much most of the country over night and a little part of the morning, I found myself caught up in a mind that wandered through its own storm of pointless words sentences etc. Thus is the starting point for todays poem. I believe that one … Continue reading Storm Day Musing

Ode to Truth

Not being one who functions well in what I feel to be extreme heat, I struggled today for many hours to sit for long enough and compose. Here we have seen temperatures reaching 30 degrees celcius. I realise that very many will look at that and laugh. BUT on an island like Ireland where weather … Continue reading Ode to Truth

Summer Mornings

Sitting this evening , aming to write on a topic that I had set on my mind. BUT as in times before I was never happy with the result that appeared before me. Thus I wandered about in the summer heat with an aim to find a new topic etc. In the end I merely … Continue reading Summer Mornings