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Leaving Home

Well with 34 days, 11 hours, 15 minutes, 05 seconds until we fly to NZ, time is ticking away. People keep asking me if I am going to miss my family and friends. Yes, it seems like a rather obvious answer to me. Why am I going? Well 6 years and 53 days ago I [...]

Run Away Train by Soul Asylum

One of my best mates fave song’s and a song I can relate to.  Run Away Train  Call you up in the middle of the night Like a firefly without a light You were there like a slow torch burning I was a key that could use a little turning So tired that I couldn’t [...]

Ade’s Birthday poem 2010

cartwheels, carwheels, cycles, circles, round and round the seasons go. Birth and laughter, giggles, dancing, learning faster as you grow. Headaches, heartbreaks, homes behind you, reap the plants that life did soe. Hold me closely, not too tightly, gentle, gentle, sweet, sweet beau. Counting, Wanting, waiting, watching the sands of time disrobe The hands sweep [...]

She’s Leaving Home

Wednesday morning at five o’clock as the day begins Silently closing her bedroom door Leaving the note that she hoped would say more She goes downstairs to the kitchen clutching her handkerchief Quietly turning the backdoor key Stepping outside she is free. She (We gave her most of our lives) is leaving (Sacrificed most of [...]

Lost Chance

Here follows a not so typical boy meets girl story. Boy likes girl, girl likes boy, girl starts to write boy letters at the rate that most people breathe, and boy’s not too sure what he should write to girl in reply, girl panics and thinks boy is not interested in her or her feelings. [...]

What lingers after an affair…

I should be able to listen to Christy Moore and appreciate the tunes, the words, the meaning; there are many Gaelic artists whose songs riddle me with guilt, shame and heart ache. I hear his words in every lyric and still feel his touch on me. Sometimes I dream of him, is this my conscious haunting me, [...]