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The Bull of Dublin

The brass bull of Dublin Sits staring at the over-pleasant Residents who sit and burn In the summer sun While the beast glistens In quiet judgement Of over-petty games Of life and love And the poetry of the streets It … Continue reading

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Bottom of the Bottle

There are secrets buried at the bottom of a bottle of rum, Shared through straws and shot glasses, with ice and coke, And a fair share of bullshit. One-by-one, and sometimes all at once, they come up, Erupting from our … Continue reading

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Masquerade

Sometimes I try real hard To get a few cheap laughs, And if you’re sat there listening, I’m sure you’ll appreciate that, But I don’t know how to tell A tale without a rat, A villain we can stand around, … Continue reading

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I’ve Been Waiting

I’ve been waiting for a long time for this, Whatever this is, This thing I’ve been pencilling in each week, Our little appointment, Missed for months, Too close to going on a year. I’ve been waiting and checking in For … Continue reading

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The Act of Falling in Love

It’s strange, falling in love, Feeling a shudder run through the body And the heart beat so quickly. It’s hard to tell what to do, And the neuroscientists can tell us why, So that all the body does is stare, … Continue reading

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Some Space

There’s some space between us, A void I tried to fill With digital messages And empty phone calls And all that remained Was silence. It is pitiable, And it is life, And it needs to change. I can’t wait for … Continue reading

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The Meaning of Love

Love isn’t always romantic. Love isn’t always easy, But it’s not always a challenge, either. Love can be cruel, Unkind, and underestimated. Love seeks understanding. Love is full of doubt, And it is not. Love seeks to make things right. … Continue reading

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I Tried

I tried to tell you who I was And who I hope to be, But all of that was for naught When you wouldn’t talk to me. I tried to hold on tight As I waited day by dad, (For … Continue reading

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Back and Forth

Our little game of back and forth Commenced once again, First with a call at 6am I thought would have no end, And then again with a query, Both from you to me, Which makes me wonder who we are, … Continue reading

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A Quick Ending

In a matter of seconds All could time end, By some manner of danger From which you cannot defend. In the blink of an eye We could be burned up in mist, Eroded like stone, Summarily dismissed, Without a farewell, … Continue reading

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