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Dublin He Has Left

Nov 30, 2011

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Born in 1928 in Dublin’s fair city A child of six others was he He ran bets for the workers of barges From Guinness and others, a percentage his charges St Patrick’s he was baptised in name To a hard-working family he loved all his days Close and loved they all were Those memories clear, […]

St. Albans Blues

Nov 30, 2011

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He thinks to the times of playful games Those days of legend gone down in fame Of falling in and out of pubs With those friends he did so love He met most of them behind a bar Where he worked, sometimes hard From the early days, crazy times He went into the job totally […]

Timeshift

Nov 30, 2011

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There’s a couple who have had a bad day They pack their bags to go away A few days in the mountains they need To unwind and see where their life leads One has lost his job in these harsh times She is hanging by a thread they find A foothold on the property ladder […]

The Flight Home

Nov 29, 2011

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The man checks his bags in at the airport Flying home to see family and friends Nearly missed the plane he caught Then his anger he would’ve had to vent But he made it in the nick of time Back to the land of his birth he flies In the air above the clouds he […]

Guinness, Bushmills and Sweet Oblivion

Nov 29, 2011

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He walks out of the house Too much weight on his mind He can’t think of much else Or the happiness he wants to find Too many problems created for him By others who are selfish to be These people who know nothing Because their eyes never see He though, his own worst enemy Falls […]

Left Behind

Nov 29, 2011

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A dark and windy day she has off No work today for her thank god But typical, she thinks to herself Wrapped up in her fleece she’s warmed She thinks on her friends, their life Happy and successful mostly they are For her she’d like a piece, a slice But out of reach this is […]

Shooting Star Passing By

Nov 28, 2011

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Walking home from work in the dark Late it is, close to midnight The job she hates a memory marked Where she always has to fight The same old thing she does each day Monotonous boredom rules her life No time for friends, no time for play No-one to take to, in so to confide […]

Calm Before The Storm

Nov 28, 2011

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Temper in check she walks away Leaving it for another day To calm down which she needs Maybe she’ll buy herself a treat Pushed too far by her partner And that was just a starter More to come as the day wears on She goes to a friends, not home The day ends as home […]

Lost Moments Never Had

Nov 28, 2011

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He thinks back twenty years past To all he’s done, his mind does cast All he’s seen and all that’s sad To lost moments never had Those that’ve passed to angels embrace Ghosts of their memories left a trace A child born months after one was taken So much missed, these angels wings hasten His […]

Internet Leaches

Nov 28, 2011

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This is just a small rant from my usual poetry that I write. I am a little niggled about something I have received along with countless others. In these financial dark times, there are people who prey on the weak and those that are lost in a very confusing world. What with Christmas coming, those […]