All Blog Posts Tagged 'Poem' (3)

'Would You Ever Think of Coming Home?'

I am surely not the first Irish emigrant to have heard these words from their heartbroken mother. Guilt at the impact of my decision to leave Ireland and grief at the loss of my beloved mother are central themes in my poetry collection…

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Added by Anne Casey on July 25, 2017 at 4:00am — 6 Comments

~ Randomness ~ R.I.P. Seamus Heaney ~

Err....umm, well it was something I posted on The Irish Times commenting on one of 

the articles there.

I came late to his poems 

A lil young foundling I think I could and would be 

To such a wise and magical sage; such as he 

He whose poems spoke of the Irish truth; 

Of le Irish way of living then; 

Days of yore that…

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Added by Sarah R on August 31, 2013 at 4:23am — No Comments

Spring Poems ~ A Favorite of Mine

SPRING

NOTHING is so beautiful as spring --

When weeds, in wheels, shoot long and lovely and lush;

Thrush's eggs look little low heavens, and thrush

Through the echoing timber does so rinse and wring

The ear, it strikes like lightnings to hear him sing;

The glassy peartree leaves and blooms, they brush

The descending blue; that blue is all in a rush

With richness; the racing lambs too have fair their fling.

What is all this juice and all this…

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Added by Bit Devine on March 25, 2013 at 2:35pm — No Comments

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