Cahir Castle

Cahir Castle Where light shines unseen Inside out from leaded glass Shard-misted drops the keep The barbican held up and still Antlers in the banquet hall North-West towering steps Stronghold at weered stream Siege-struck yet brave faced Dungeoned well tower Leans over the bridged waters Our heads over buttresses Swans skirting medieval walls © By … More Cahir Castle

The Words

The Words By Andrea Connolly   Where roots dream Unseen the fleeting sky   Where ripples in time Unfelt in concrete   Where joy came And went   Where pain was held Close or thrust peregrine   Where the membrane is fragile Between the worlds   This and the other That’s where the words come … More The Words

Medieval Movements

Medieval Movements Along the wintry greens The River Nore burst his bed We follow the flow and flimmer Of raindrops suspended Now and then deep horizon Splintered by Turner light And clouds livid creamed The walled city fragmented Medieval broken by mundane Elevated by the mighty stream The parade bears a carousel In Naples yellow … More Medieval Movements

Eagle Owl

As we could grow Wings of our own Spread speckled in air stream Fresh breath in hues of blue We touch feathers Winged hearts . By Andrea Connolly . July 2018 Copyright by Andrea Connolly

Element Origin

Element Origin . Force of origin Living water Their element . Humbolt penguin Annam leaf turtle Californian sea lion . Ripples circular Dappled greens Aqua gliders . Water their element Origin of self Nautical . Flow Slip Stream …   ©By Andrea Connolly, 21. May 2018

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  

The Water Castle

. The Water Castle Lough Oughter Boat Trip on Culture Night 2016   Via sheep gate & forest path Along South Western shore Life vested we board the boat On a mild September eve   Exhilaration captures bodied mind The steadfast realm left behind For balance on the calm lake The vessel arrows towards the … More The Water Castle