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Amoeba – a poem of regret

Like an amoeba that breaks its skin and spews itself along to move its microscopic bulk Here I sit, empty, in desperate need to redefine my boundaries to heal the jagged breach Through which I have flowed out of control … Continue reading

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Sipping: a poem about a choice

Sipping You are a vibrant soul and answer my soul’s calling as water answers thirst. I sip you, frightened to indulge my yearning throat for you are poison – Sweet, sweet honey poison too! This benediction on my deepest life, … Continue reading

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Limbo Days – a poem of grief

When I read the moving poem by @debbierea on her web site, “On the Death of my Father”, I was reminded of this poem I wrote after the death of my mother many years ago. I do urge you to … Continue reading

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Judas: a hand that never reached

The childhood years of Jesus are illuminated on only a couple of occasions, quick flashes of a torch in a dark, intriguing piece of history. I wonder about the people who would surround him in his final three years. For … Continue reading

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Love is: never going back to yesterday

As a student in 1969, I was full of the exciting possibilities of life ahead. I could not know then that the troubles that started in Northern Ireland would be the background for my studies, my work, my marriage and … Continue reading

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