Dermot McGarthy

Dermot McGarthy Poems

1. Cocoon 1/17/2013
2. Postcard From Basildon 3/28/2013
3. Atlantis 3/28/2013
4. For Joey Ramone 1951-2001 5/19/2014
5. The Journey 6/27/2016
6. Wally Lives In Wisconsin 1/17/2013
7. Killing Time 3/30/2013
8. King Of The Jungle 3/28/2013
9. Final Day 3/27/2013
10. Nature Always Wins 1/20/2013
11. The Crossword 3/15/2013
12. The Search 1/18/2013
Best Poem of Dermot McGarthy

The Search

Seagulls congregate like taxis along the liffey walls,
Lovers lock lips for September memories,
As street beggars inspect their daily hauls.
A man trudges homeward under the heavy burden of guilt,
Another searches for his conscience in vain,
Among the city's filth.
Youngsters sail by in innocent guile,
Judge, jury and defendants in some far flung future trial.
Life's sinful soldiers eagerly possessed,
Mingle freely with the sorrowful, the gentle, the repressed.
If the volume were turned down,
Then we could see the true color of this town,
No beeps, ...

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