Remember When You Used to Dance ? Don’t just sit there or you’ll vegetate Get that body moving before it’s too late Though your legs feels like lumps of lead And you’d rather be tucked up in bed You have no energy, you’ve run out of fuel Take it easy, just relax, stay cool Watch […]Read more "Remember When You Used To Dance ?"
She Sings Her Songs For Me The sound of water calls to my mind The source of this I feel compelled to find Standing by a babbling stream Frozen for a moment as if in a dream Between worlds. Time outside Time Moving to a different Rhythm and Rhyme A symphony of sound so gentle […]Read more "She Sings Her Songs for Me"
How Softly the Wind Sighs How softly the wind sighs Like whispers of distant cries Carried on the faintest breeze From faraway lands, through skies and seas Words of warning for the ignorant and the wise As all around us the Earth slowly dies Where will you be, on that day ? When the Earth […]Read more "How Softly the Wind Sighs."
A Calling of the Clans ! Awake ! Awake ! – Children of Ériu The enemy is almost upon you ! There is Fire in the hills tonight The war beacons have been set alight As far as the naked eye can see From the jagged coast of the Western sea To the gentle slopes […]Read more "A Calling of the Clans."
Tomorrow’s Child. The old man sat in the shade His life time memories beginning to fade On his face, no emotions are betrayed While out in the sunshine his grandchildren played Chasing fluttering butterflies in excitement and glee Searching for ladybirds and caterpillars, so innocently Their chatter and laughter fills the air As he sits […]Read more "Tomorrow’s Child."
Death. Last night, Death paused briefly at my door Like a shadow He moved across the floor I felt the icy chill of his breath I knew He had come, the Lord of Death As He passed, in silence and in stealth No fear, no terror nor fright I felt He paused for a moment, […]Read more "Death."
From A Distant Shore. Like a wave crashing upon countless shores A wild winter’s wind rages and roars Leaving debris strewn across rocks and sand Creating patterns we can not understand Neither decipher nor read Rock and stone, pebbles and sea weed From ancient and forgotten places they hale Scattered seashells, sand and shale Each […]Read more "From A DISTANT SHORE."
Last of the Leprechauns ! Have you ever met a Leprechaun ? I did once, he told me his name was Seán Surely you have heard of them in tales of old Of their riches and wealth and their elusive crocks of gold They can leave you with a blessing or a curse You never […]Read more "Last of the Leprechauns !"
The Loss of Innocence and Wonder. The sound of laughter ripples through the air Children playing without a worry or care The slightest whisper of a breeze, in a cloudless sky A little girl’s eyes full of wonder, catches a beautiful butterfly Then giggles in delight as she watched it flutter away While the adults […]Read more "The Loss of Innocence and Wonder."
THE HOUND OF ULSTER. When Setanta was a young boy A hurling stick was his favourite toy He practised long and hard each day Learning the skills of the warrior’s way A hero, a legend, he would come to be A life of bloody battles, pain and tragedy The royal blacksmith Culainn, was hosting a […]Read more "The Hound of Ulster."