Category Archives: Poetry

In this category I will post poems of mine which have been published in journals, magzines, e-zines or elsewhere. Most of the time the poems will appear in chronological order. In case it doesn’t happen: blame it on an old man’s (i.e., my) memory. The images appearing as part of the posts must not necessarily go along with the content of the poems – they are there just because I like them.

To profess love

To profess love Gone, the red brick                                                                          … Continue reading

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Child

Child Wind in the leaves is the lilt                                                                              … Continue reading

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DUIR, Inchiquin Valley

DUIR, Inchiquin Valley (for John Walsh)   Silence is part of the enterprise                                                                      … Continue reading

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Bus to Clonee

Bus to Clonee John’s long-gone fiddle in the concert hall still echoes                                                           … Continue reading

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Upon arrival in Dublin

This is the first of two poems published in Writing Home. The ‘New Irish’ Poets by Dedalus Press. The book is an anthology of migrant voices writing from Ireland and is probably one of the most imporant books of poetry … Continue reading

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Melodies like stories waiting

Melodies like stories waiting We said an early farewell to a not-cold-enough winter,                                                     worried if spring, once more, would be a too-dry season        … Continue reading

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Postcard

Postcard For the most part, the weather is acceptable,                                                                   … Continue reading

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Unlive, unlearn

Unlive, unlearn (i.m. Hamdi Talab Na’asam, father of four) Shot in a car on your way to work. It might have been                                            … Continue reading

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SHOT!

SHOT! (i.m. Hassan Nabil Ahmed Nofal) The search for shelter led you six feet deep –                                                              … Continue reading

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Windhover

Windhover And someday, when summer expires soft on your face,                                                           take some time and make your way into the landscape,                                                        down into … Continue reading

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