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The year of the cockerel

Me, before ‘The year of the cockerel’ when I looked neat and tidy and also kept a tidy rick of turf.

During the years I lived in the west of Ireland many animals came my way. 1,607 more words

A Story


Along the horizon
marches a line of pine trees.
Drawn by distant drums?


As tenacious as original sin

…Pine pollen is tenacious as original sin.  (Markham Shaw Pyle)

It’s what’s covering everything in a soft yellow dust.  The front porch, the back deck, outdoor furniture, automobiles, everything.  

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Tuxedo Cat

As still as a breath held in, the cat
hidden behind the tall pine trees
near the hole in the white skirting . 12 more words



Sanding years of varnish

off the old surface there

discarding days of firsts

1920s wedded bliss

sifted through the baseboard moulding

their time now done, 156 more words

Creative Writing

PAD Day 9 - Hide Out

Step back into that faraway corner
right there
tucked back in poetry and plays
just look
It’s darker than the rest of rows
come see… 434 more words