Seamus Hogan

Rookie - 7 Points (Ireland)

A Christmas Carol. - Poem by Seamus Hogan

Crows freeze in mid-flight
And hang there
Like fire damaged decorations.

In longboats farmers
Glide out to fodder
Tossing ballast with steel pronged

Oars to a pod of cattle
Bugling steam into the evening.
Along Broderick's hillcrest

A tribe of stooping pine
File east slower than Artic thaw
While daylight leaks

Through a star pricked sky.
Baby Jesus could you know
That between the bar door

And the midnight choir
Someone would urinate a crucifix
In this year's snow?


Comments about A Christmas Carol. by Seamus Hogan

  • Rookie - 66 Points Craig Anderson (10/6/2011 8:49:00 AM)

    Again you have painted a picture with your words. A Shivering end.
    Peace and regards.
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  • Rookie Jeremiah Shine (1/8/2006 10:20:00 AM)

    thx, seamus. BROUGHT BACK A NICE MEMORY! (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, January 8, 2006



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