Thank you to everyone for following this little Blog. We have passed 200 followers. I NEVER expected to reach even close to this number in followers, therefore my heartfelt thank you to all who followed.. Glengarriff Forest Park I began to write poetry in my early 20's which feels like a life time ago. Prior … Continue reading 200 + Followers & Thoughts
Recent conversations were asking that question , Why do you write poetry? Or Why are you so keen on poetry? That combined with the usual narrative of "Poetry is dead" OR "Poetry is boring and in the past" etc.. I have heard those very things said in a variety of forms. Yet my reply is … Continue reading I Write Because
Now that the technical issues are completed and problems relating to redesigning are resolved. I can settle down to Posting. The following is a poem that I have been working on using Ancient Folklore figures relating to Love. I am not mentioning the figures on Purpose and whch folklore they belong to. This I wish … Continue reading Untitled Poem
Having spend the past number of days adjusting and rearranging the blog site I have come to what I believe should be a working formula as it were. As some are aware this has been a second redesign following a series of issues with previous one. Additions to my blog setup are a Donations Link. … Continue reading A Few Notes.
Hi folks, Following days that appear endless with little inspiration for poetry I come to a point where I share Not one BUT Two. As always your feedback and evencoments on how you feel they could improve are always welcome. Just be kind with words. I am playing about using some humour as it were. … Continue reading Two Poems
Hi, I wanted to drop a fast message of Thank You to all.. This Blog has reached 110 Followers which is so far beyond anything I ever expected. I am still learning my way through the Blogging scene. When I started this such a long time ago I had no real idea setup. But with … Continue reading Thank You
In days that see Media Hype and even expose at most the negative rather than the positive to serve their goals that again often misguide the viewer from their intended goals in achieving what could be an intended Goal in their walk in Life. Thus below is my poem that stakes a little view or … Continue reading Exposure.
Continuing on with recent poetic trends that I fought to withhold. Those thoughts I wished to keep within the confines of my own being. The following poem is one meant to cause the reader to ask him or herself the important questions that need addressing. When issues become important for one to withhold, one … Continue reading Silent Thoughts
Questions as difficult as they may be Always Answers should be sought Who dares ask so they do not flee Those questions for you and I not bought. Who dares to stand and bring to the fore Right reasons they feel are true at such a cost The lives destroyed by fearless giants cost … Continue reading Unasked Questions
I had been struggling for a number of days on how to put this post together. On July 16th 1996 I was blessed to witness the birth of my youngest child and 2nd son Darren Patrick Fitzgerald. In the coming years his short life was full of struggles of various kinds. Darren was born with … Continue reading Tribute to My Son