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Schoolyard Blues Part One

The tears dripped slowly down his face, as he stared into the mirror, hating the figure that stood before him. Ade was big for fifteen, but he felt two feet tall, as he examined the bruises on the side of his face. 1,780 more words


Say 'I Love You'

Say I Love You

My daddy was my hero

A man that was so proud

Who raised a large family

And was always around.

Working hard by day… 298 more words


The Wild Atlantic Way

The wild Atlantic Ocean thunders once again

Crashing on the rocks, like a boxer on his prey.

Sitting on the sand, I stare out at the abyss… 210 more words


The Bully in My Pocket

The bully in my pocket won’t leave me alone

The bully in my pocket hides inside my phone

He follows me around, he follows everywhere… 111 more words


An unusual trip to the cinema ©

To fight off the Sunday fear I took a trip to the cinema, with the sister, mother and girlfriend. We went to see Eye in the Sky. 746 more words


Dr Heather Laird Research Seminar - Easter 1916 Rising Centenary Commemorations - John McGahern

John McGahern is one of the only writers who I have read completely. The novels, the stories, the non-fiction. As much of the criticism as is readily available. 1,193 more words

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Aran Approaching ©

A Monday morning is an easier thing to contend with when at the end of the week the rocky slopes of Aran will come in to view as though rising from the sea. 474 more words

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