Geraldine Moorkens Byrne
Dublin Ireland

Poems

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1.
Ancestor
If I should die tonight
and my bones laid in the earth
would my voice not be the wind
and the sun my smile?
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2.
The Madness Of The Woman
You see black
I see a spectrum of invisability
the myriad shades of the dark rainbow
like the spread of raven's wing
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3.
Death Of The Hero
One note rising on the wind:
piper play, the lament is called for:
lower him down and softly keen
Cu Chulainn's going to his rest.
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4.
The Commitee For The Formation Of Pagan Creation Theories
The scene: a darkened amphitheatre,
the centre stage bare but for the lone poet,
the spotlight his at last.
He raises soulful eyes to heaven and quoth he
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5.
Green Party On
I walked Tara as a child
on ramparts ancient paused,
while parents stared at vistas far beyond
our youthful minds.
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6.
Reqium
In Nomine Patre
who art encountered
in the skies on
clouds with harps
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7.
Pooka In The Summer Sun
A pooka grazes peacefully
where the river
meets the sea
In the ruins of a castle,
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8.
Night Chorus
Across the last plains
under leaden skies,
the ground peat-brown beneath;
Turf cutters pausing to point
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9.
Irish Cowboys
The wild west for us
was never the stone walls
and fragments of land between them
the ragged, wild, bog-spawned
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10.
Secrets Of The Dead
When I couldn't bear it anymore
the nurse pointed to the glass door
and said:
the grounds are lovely
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