Declan McHenry

Rookie - 0 Points (March Third 1969)

Declan McHenry
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Blue eyed Dal Riadan Celt. Born. Lived some. Loved some. Lost some. Serialisation pending. No current plans for ending.

Bored with the petty. Gone. more »

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  • Margery Rehman (9/16/2007 10:52:00 AM)

    A sad poem but expressing a certain stand- off objectivity about yourself and your feelings.
    Very well expressed, beautifully written.
    Alas-Carthage!
    Regards,
    Margery R
    Where have all your other poems gone?

  • Marina Gipps (5/17/2007 9:30:00 AM)

    'A Curiously British Situation' is a very good poem. Declan McHenry is an entertaining read.

  • Angel Portillo (4/30/2007 11:33:00 AM)

    A whisper will still be a whisper? if this blows my hopes...? or a kiss will still be a kiss? if this kills me in a instant..?

  • Frances Macaulay Forde Frances Macaulay Forde (4/30/2007 10:58:00 AM)

    After reading your poem....
    Yet still you seek a muse knowing that loving will drain your creative energy... why only one poem here - are you in love and therefore not writing?

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Best Poem of Declan McHenry

Carthage

There are places we walk into
eyes shut, and finding revelation,
eyes open, we walk out.

In fleeting moments, memory
in fragments of opportunity
in eyes, a smile, a turn of phrase;
re-kindles feeling.

Then, three glasses in,
(the New You?)
gives forth one opinion.
No ears. No listening. No debate..
Your way is the only way.
I will be yours.
Your demands.
Your threats.
And you are surprised I say no.

It is a strange mindset,
denied what it wants,
destroys what it wants
and damages anything associated.

It is a ...

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