into the blue dandelion dreams disperse
cat flap a trail of blossoms to her bowl
“There are a thousand ways our essential nature can be expressed in the world, infinite ways to hold and love the world. If you look at your life from within that sense of the quiet stillness you are, you will see this inner-essence, this innocence, like a bright thread woven throughout the centre of your […]
spring noon we climb Dalkey hill sun sparkled seas ripple a lip of white sand mountain haze lifting
In the stillness of my garden I bask in September sunshine, white linen on the line billows in the breeze. Glitters of sky sparkle through the maple, my summer garden gone to seed, colours gently fading. Tart Bramley bow, heavy, ripe for the picking. The cat leaps clasping the clear air a butterfly escapes… she […]
The great crime writer, Elmore Leonard, said he only started getting anywhere with his writing was when he began to have fun with it.
“What you seek is seeking you.” ― Rumi
Altamont is an old family home in Co. Carlow. Ireland. It is abandoned now but the gardens and lake are magnificent and well kept. It is free to enter and has so many gardens within the garden, it is magical. I tried to capture some of it in this poem. Idyllic Altamont Old stone […]