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

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

A Journey

  . THE JOURNEY . For  Amna Kiran at the Opening of her Exhibition “Self-Reflection” On 8th of April 2016, Solas Gallery Ballinamore . The eyes see illuminated manuscripts The artist reflects on her own story Her skills born in the East Grown from ancestral strands in Lahore Birds took you West of Pakistan On wings of … More A Journey

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

Meeting of the Years

  . The beginning and the end Meet at the expanse Mirror images in feather blue It ends and starts wool white Seafoam gusts toss souls Body and mind unite for once Connect in wishes of crimson Cotton yearning for oranges . 30th of December 2015/ 4th of January 2016 – ©by Andrea Connolly

The Drift

The Drift Wood in the sand Wind in my hair I shift The focus The tide Tugs at my feet . #WrittenRiver 16th September 2015©Copyright by Andrea Connolly

Fragile

Fragile As old German china Embosomed ornamental bleached From years of neglect . Fragrant An offering open-faced Rhapsody in Blue Tinted purple reflection . Fleeting The moments of scent Sweet surrender Only polished wood persists . 10th of August 2015 ©by Andrea Connolly