A Point of Views?
When travelling on the railways these days you often hear announcements, over the PA system on the trains and at the stations, which urge you to look out for things that don’t look right. A few days ago, at Great Missenden railway station I had the good fortune to hear just such an announcement “If … Continue reading Great Missenden!
No Grey Areas.
“Don’t ever lose me,” she said, “or you’ll never find me again.” And she smiled with such frivolity, I didn’t take it in. Like something I didn’t understand, left me standing there, Like another court jester. Unfocused for a minute, wounded but not yet feeling the pain. Wondering what secrets, lie behind your dark eyes, … Continue reading No Grey Areas.
Like something I didn’t understand.
EDIT I have edited the “introduction” to this poem because I have a confession; I wrote originally that “Like something I didn’t understand” was written in 1993 after an unhappy love affair. Well, I have to put the record straight and admit that it wasn’t. I started writing “Like something I didn’t understand” in 1988 … Continue reading Like something I didn’t understand.
The Banshees of Feck Knows Why.
On Sunday evening last, buoyed perhaps by the Irish win against Scotland at Murrayfield, I thought that maybe the thing to do was to watch an Irish filum or at least a filum set in Ireland. I had seen a film being advertised, The Banshees of Inisherin, so we thought we’d give it a go, … Continue reading The Banshees of Feck Knows Why.