Luck of the Irish Here is the sun Over an Irish sky Traces of planes Chimes of clouds Cushioned over roofs Hilltops, tree ridges Surprise! Surprise! Immaculate blue From pure above A gift of June Before midsummer Sunglasses out We accept the gift For once, godsent Not questioning Our luck Nor the forecast 17th June … More Summer Sun
Incantation Carraig Padraigh On the Rock of Cashel 6th of June 2014 There we are The ancient giant Where I was Cathedral & tower house Long time ago Cornered by round height On the rock A netting shell That tackled me A spell To come back Cast over me Again and again Out of time A … More Scaffolded Rock of Cashel
Beach Strollers Lecanvey Pier&Beach, Co. Mayo You Driftwoodhunter I Beachcomber You Seashellbuttonseeker I Shardcollector You Romanglassspotter I Seaformedsandstonegazer You Seaweedbanistercrosser I Seasprayinhaler We, the Seasidewalkers 1st /2nd of June 2014 Copyright ©By Andrea Connolly
Summer Day You walk in a shirt Yet with a waterproof Jacket or umbrella You talk about Every beam of sun To keep up your spirit Unnavigable the rain Will fall softly or lashing On your roof and head You hear the grass growing Smell the hay and the clay Of watered bedding plants The … More Marigold Columbine
Seeds By Andrea Connolly In the yard I sit on my ashlar, a bowl of seed in reach. I scatter a few in my cupped hands looking up. The chatter in the dovecot is music in my ears. I listen to different voices: “rou-que–dee–gu”. The flapping and spreading of wings against the morning sun graces … More Flutters
One Day One day I swim like a dolphin Diving aquadynamic sliding the water One day I swim with butterfly wings That withstand in liquid medium One day I swim like a swan Graceful, gliding on tranquil surfaces One day I swim as a water lily leaf On my back bobbing along, patient One day … More One Day – Watercolour by Andrea Connolly
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April Fool´s Day.
Captain Of My Soul This is the light Dancing in your eyes The fog outside Can never reach wide Where it springs Certain rings A token of grace A heavenly glaze The light is there In front inside Just to remind ´Ere you go blind The winters gone Hurts of bone In another realm Since … More Captain Of My Soul, aye!