This Too Shall Pass

On Friday my sister passed away after a relatively short illness. It was a very powerful reminder of how fragile life can be… I wrote this poem several years ago, seated beneath a giant bell that faces a local graveyard. For Whom The Bell Tolls Seagulls scream overhead, Above the mighty bell, While Inis Caorach lies silent, Between two stone […]

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Carrickfin

The Carrickfin Boat Strand  I wrote this poem last year for all those who had to leave Ireland after the very abrupt ending of the Celtic Tiger .  Who knows if they or the salmon will return?              Carrickfin Two pillars stand like sentries, Guarding a channel, Where ghosts of the past roam, On white horses stretching […]

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