Scribbles from me to you

My poetry & prose


Northern Ireland

Day 29 #OctPoWriMo – Devolving Infrastructure

Train travel is a recent concept for me Travelling by bus to catch a train! They took our trains away long ago Before I was even born The beginning of reducing the conditions That improve standards of living Divided by... Continue Reading →

Colloquialism #NaPoWriMo2018 01

When I was young And going to school Our language was highly praised Mainly for its antiquity 'The closest you'll hear to Shakespearean English' Was a common phrase. With cubs and cuttys and weans (Boys and girls and children) Heading... Continue Reading →

Divisions 2017

Northern Ireland's Maginot Line Its Mason-Dixon, Rubicon, Hadrian's Wall, Great Wall of China, East and West Divide is fully in force! The map from these election results Is blindingly clear - There is no room For harmony, for rainbows, for... Continue Reading →

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