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The Smell of Memories

Nov 11, 2014

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The smell of Welsh Rarebit wafts up the stairs As I sit stomach rumbling on my chair The cheese bubbling away under the grill My mouth watering for this food still The smell reminds of good times in Éire Where I lived and knew who looked back in the mirror Above a bookies did I […]

Forever Autumn

Nov 11, 2014

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An autumnal day as leaves do fall Kids kicking conkers on their way to school A chilly bite as people wrap up warm Cold evening’s and fresh dawns Fireworks explode in the night sky Spreading colourful displays up high And lights from homes warmly glow A welcome warmth in cottage windows Where hearths no doubt […]

Sea of Red

Nov 11, 2014

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A variation on the poem River of Blood I wrote on Remembrance Sunday based on the fantastic and humbling work of art by Paul Cummins A sea of flowing red To commemorate the war dead Pours from ruins old Where many a haunted story told Bloody battles took place For the ideals of the human […]