Monthly Archives: September 2012

A WORD WITH CHRISTIAN GREY

Excuse us, Mr Grey, We’d like to have a word. All this ‘Mummy Porn’ you’ve spawned, Is really quite absurd. Fifty Shades of fear – There’s no need to domineer.   Since when was bruising girls alright? Bed partners should … Continue reading

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SANDYCOVE ISLAND SWIM 2012

The Atlantic swells towards Gaelic shores Carrying legends of swims that have gone before.   I tell of an island as green as can be, Rising like a turtle out of the sea; Surrounded by rocks and crashing waves, Pebbly … Continue reading

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2 SEASONAL HAIKU

Summer’s twilight melts Shadows of circular bales Golden stubble shorn Russet shivering boughs Evenings close to dewy nights Autumn’s cool wind blows     (photos accredited to http://www.freefoto.com)

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DRAGON GOLD CUP REGATTA, KINSALE, 8th – 14th SEPTEMBER 2012

Polish your Docksides and chill the Bolly, The Yacht Club’s full of mariners  with lolly. The quayside’s a-buzz with boats getting ready; Down the slip ways she goes: look out – hold her steady! Heave Ho! Heave Ho! Hoist the sails … Continue reading

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I CAME ACROSS A TYPE OF POEM NEW TO ME

Shadorma: A Spanish sestet Akin to A Haiku. Preserve syllabic metre – Hey presto! It’s done!   (Thanks to Brain Jar)

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DERRYNANE OR BUST . . . .

There were Nine of Us In the Big Red Bus Kids got Left Behind Dads’ stressed? We Don’t Mind! Whizzing along the Kerry Way Wanderhome Cottage is where we’ll stay Linger over coffee or go for a hike Two days … Continue reading

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