Release date for THE NUTSHELL TALES – 18. November 2017

A Short Story Collection of vignettes and stories over time, out of time. After three poetry books, the LOGBOOK collection, and my HISTORICAL FICTION NOVEL “A QUEST FOR LONGITUDE” follows THE NUTSHELL TALES as a selection of little worlds seen in each nutshell. A wider point of view on ordinary and worldly things Bourne from … More Release date for THE NUTSHELL TALES – 18. November 2017

My Heart

This is where I plant my feet On the river Rhine It carries me away Fins roots Of my heart . ©By Andrea Connolly Sept/Oct 2017  

Rose Garden

All the petals gone Only by double take Thorns speaking Of a gentle life Sunrise tinged Sunset On the storm Swept away . 13.September 2016 By Andrea Connolly

May Queen

  May Queen 19th May 2016   Oat bran sprinkled on pebbles Quagmired thoughts sink in Of lost earthen ware & time   Sage starts blooming in the wind The bird house waits aground Blue-tits cling to wires & walls   Stray seeds in Alice blue Where ringdoves roam Spread gently behind the sleepers   … More May Queen

Amaryllis

Five years it took For the amaryllis To bloom again Hope sprang From patience You know My value She smiles In blush attire . By Andrea Connolly March 2016

Red Roller Skates

http://creativewriting.ie/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/skating-anyone-by-ryan-mcguire-via-im-free-copy.jpg Red Roller Skates The alley of cottonwoods rustled in the summer breeze as the gang of boys from her school gathered at the junction. A ramp marked the private lane to the door factory and estate. Grey smoke billowed from pallid brick chimneys. She looked up between the two rows of giant trees, their … More Red Roller Skates