Discursive Poetry
It Makes Me Anxious When I Hear the Phone

It Makes Me Anxious When I Hear the Phone

March 3, 2018

Anxiety in the wake of parental grief.

Banned Substance

Banned Substance

February 24, 2018

Hatred is frequently based on fear.  It is a like a performance enhancing drug for conflict.

Eden in Shade

Eden in Shade

February 17, 2018

A disturbing encounter with the Ku Klux Klan.

Brittas Revisited

Brittas Revisited

February 11, 2018

About growing up.

Brittas Bay

Brittas Bay

February 4, 2018

Franck Barcellini's evocative theme music for the Monsieur Hulot films was mistitled.

Buyers’ Remorse

Buyers’ Remorse

January 27, 2018

Remembrances of a rite of passage: buying and smoking cigarettes on the Cliff Path in Greystones, aged eleven.

Dublin Bay

Dublin Bay

January 13, 2018

The view from Westminster Bridge is indeed impressive, but can you ever tire of lookinig over Dublin Bay?

Summer 1974

Summer 1974

January 6, 2018

Doing the deliveries with Godforgimmie Jimmy.

Hope

Hope

December 30, 2017

A poem to mark the end of 2017 and the start of 2018.

Christmas Present

Christmas Present

December 23, 2017

A Poem for Christmas