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Great Men Think Alike

The paint on the metal railing is peeling. I look past it, over the revolving-bed hotels, by-the-week tenements, abandoned shipping terminals, to the sea.

Calm today, the gray water fades into a hazy, blurred horizon, signaling an overcast morning marked by the unbearable heat and humidity of midsummer. 130 more words

Flash Fiction

Today in Irish History – 27 November:

784 – Fergil, the Geometer, Irish educator, dies. He originated from a noble family of Ireland, where his name was Feirgil, and was educated in the Iona monastery. 549 more words

Irish History

The Last Will and Testament of an Extremely Distinguished Dog

For all those who have

loved and lost a beloved pet,

here is a dog’s life

beautifully remembered

…so says the dust cover on my edition of The Last Will and Testament of an Extremely Distinguished Dog, written by playwright Eugene O’Neill. 123 more words


It hides you from the world and the world from you. You feel that everything has changed, and nothing is what it seemed to be. 17 more words


Beyond the Horizon ~

“Supposing I was to tell you that it’s just Beauty that’s
calling me, the beauty of the far off and unknown, the
mystery and spell of the East which lures me in the books… 35 more words


The 16th Green

Today is the birthday of a famous Irishman and, lest I insult your knowledge, I should quickly add that I do not refer to our boy above.  315 more words

Oscar Wilde