conor o gara
Biography of conor o gara
i am the eldest of ten children. i started writing poetry at the age of 17 and have now written around 150. i had 5 poems and one short story published in the self-published 'echoes of the west' in april 09. my poems are about a wide variety of subjects and all rhyme. i self published my own book in july 09 containing 5 volumes and over 100 poems. both seamus heaney and damien dempsey the irish singer/songwriter have read it. seamus heaney described it as 'the vivid diary of a soul spontaneous and alert to language full of zest'
conor o gara's Works:
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conor o gara Poems
2 Travellers In Time
Christine Mary I have no doubt what so ever that we were meant to meet… I believe it was more than just pure co-incidence that our paths collided at Molly Malone’s feet on the bottom of Grafton Street. Me with my hand-made African drum… You looking for all intents and purposes
Gentleman John The pavement outside “Shanahans on the Green” Is what he sits/ sleeps on. It’s also where he works his job.
The Tooth The Whole Tooth And Nothing Bu...
Is the pain of true wisdom too much to bear? Is it enough to be content with Bread, water and air? There is so much more
No Way Hosé
The grass is always greener on the other side and it’s much easier to go with rather than against the tide. But do be strong and make a stand. Be able to say NO and tell temptation where to go. Don’t give in or out to anyone especially those who say; “come on its great fun” Its just an enticing trick and the first time will lay the foundation
I Am An Irishman Through And Through
I am an irishman trhrough and true Except I don’t see red And don’t feel blue So how about you?
Is there a point? Is there a difference between, Having a pint, droppin a pill Doing a line
Go out or stay in? I couldn’t make up my mind at all So I vigourously shook my decision ball The answer came through loud and clear
Busking On The Streets Of Dublin
Many a night have I busked from dusk til dawn When I’d be so damn tired I could barely even muster a yawn
Life = A Stage
These days people walk around with their nose to the ground Not a whistle not a hum No stopping to give your change to the bum Ostriches with our heads in the sand,
I Don'T Wanna Be
Just Another applicant Another also ran But a dove or a swan Not just another crow
The Earth is the third planet of 9 The pyramids are 3 dimensional tri-angles The shamrock has 3 leaves Male + Female + Love (intangible) = Child
For Heaven's Sake
Are any of us ever really great Or are we all doomed to fail As we occupy ourselves and wait Do we realise ultimately we all die,
You can tell a junkie By the colour of his skin They say the buzz is akin
There are a lot of words that rhyme with it in the dictionary But what does it mean to me? I read today in the paper That it overheats and melts
Always Read The Label
May contain traces of nuts
Please be careful sharp instrument…can cut
Please don’t walk on the grass
Do no tumble dry/ iron or machine wash
Wash seperately and don’t mosh.
Mind your step and watch your head
Please remember animals in this zoo