Monthly Archives: November 2013

Story 1 – Tackas – Part 6

Mary Elizabeth Tackan My mother Mary was born in 1925 in the town of Loughrea in country Galway. She grew up with an older brother Bill, who is sadly passed now. My mam lived in what in those years would … Continue reading

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Poem 49

so true are your words I blush sometimes at your perception the vision you have, so fine and so in tune with where you think I am at my scatteredness my prattle, which takes up air space for that is … Continue reading

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Poem 48

I have in my yard a vast array of birds some nest some hunt some attack at certain times of the year. I am forever in wonder the colour the sounds the chirping the singing. Right now I hear the … Continue reading

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Story 1 – Tackas – Part 5

The boys were sitting around at Paddy’s and were waiting for the phone call from the hospital. They knew it was coming and they knew it would mean they would all be on the move. There had not been a … Continue reading

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Story 1 – Tackas – Part 4

Tackas would be the first person to tell you he didn’t like flying. But I managed to get him organised and to the airport. In the days before we left I had never seen him so tense. ‘Clancy do you … Continue reading

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Poem 47

It came as a shock Cut off in mid sentence Shocking news Devastating How would I cope? How would you cope? Would tomorrow even dawn? I looked into your eyes I saw the sorrow The pain Tears were all that … Continue reading

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Prompt 30 – Colour – Blue Angel

Moments when I see red I hate the pain The anger The resentment Take that away from me. Hold me when I fear The red devils are taking over. I’m better when my blue angel Sits at my side Casts … Continue reading

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