Birthday Poem

Arise my heart From early honey dawn   Violet childhood dreams Elevate my soul   Ink spilled at night Seasons gone by   Sand soil in the river vale Of wildflower youth & ancestry vine   Sea green visions Sea squall motions   Why am I Drawn to oceans   ©By #AndreaCConnolly 11./13./15. August 2019 … More Birthday Poem

Interlaced

Interlaced   Sea of bloodwort Road shifts cream to green Trails of barley and buttercups   Haze of misty-grey the bay Hill top a reef of blades Faraway lake opal blue   Tiny ripples frost glass Float-water stirs currents A touch a word a flutter-heart   ©By Andrea Connolly 30. May 2019

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

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

Sacral Heritage Exhibition Opening 14th of June 2017 – ILLUMINATION: Harry Clarke Stained Glass of Cavan Cathedral by Andrea Connolly

Sacral Heritage Exhibition Opening 14th of June 2017, 7.30pm, Teachers Centre Cavan Town :
ILLUMINATION – HARRY CLARKE STAINED GLASS IN WATERCOLOUR AND INK ON PAPER – BY ANDREA CONNOLLY … More Sacral Heritage Exhibition Opening 14th of June 2017 – ILLUMINATION: Harry Clarke Stained Glass of Cavan Cathedral by Andrea Connolly

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

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

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