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Brazen Head Blues

June 30, 2013

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Ahh, he sighs as he sits in the Brazen Head Dublin’s oldest pub where James Joyce drank it’s said Not a far walk from St James’ Gate Where he’s destined for in fate He sits and drinks the black liquid happily Listening to the band play Irish Rover merrily For the tourists and the happy […]

Immersion

June 30, 2013

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Immersion into thoughts so deep Immersion into the past when asleep Immersion into all that’s gone Immersion into all that went wrong Total immersion easily falls in Total immersion in all that’s seen Total immersion from the outside Total immersion from the world to hide So lost in immersion So deep in immersion So confused […]

Hard Rock Calling, Saturday 29th June 2013 Review

June 30, 2013

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The Venue – Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, Stratford, London Headline Acts – Kasabian, Paul Weller, Miles Kane, Kodaline The Venue The day started off hot and it was soon to get hotter. Having unexpectedly won tickets to Hard Rock Calling from Absolute Radio and journalist Greg Burke, I prepared for a day of music and […]

Shadows

June 26, 2013

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As the boy to bed he goes He does hide under the covers For darkness it does bring Shadows and creatures creeping Hands clasp the quilt Clasping tightly fear of the night He looks at the cupboard His toys seem alive Shadows stretch long towards him Across the walls the ceiling too Shaking, he tries […]

Wolf

June 26, 2013

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I am the howl in the wind I am the call of the wild I am the defender of the land I am the guardian, nature’s child I am the protector of the pack I am the keeper of truth I am one with the land I am the life you’d choose I am paw-prints […]

Parachutes

June 26, 2013

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Summer rain on a hot day An intense argument outside plays As words are thrown like weapons of war Shouts and screams, banging of doors Chorus The sky darkens to a grey-blue As he thinks on parachutes He just wants to jump and land softly To start again with renewed belief A shop continues to […]

Dawn of Ravens

June 24, 2013

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The banner gently flaps in the breeze. It’s torn and has no meaning now. The sun has just risen over the horizon and the only sound is the eerie cawing of ravens. Other sounds come then that were inaudible at first. They are the sounds of pain. Of tiredness. Of death. Of defeat. The warrior […]