Joe Hughes

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Born in Drogheda, Ireland.
Now living in Sussex, England.
The bits in between are in my poetry which I'd love you to read. Best wishes, Joe

Joe Hughes Poems

A Bubble

I am a fresh blown bubble,
Just born with lots of care.
I'm undecided if I'll burst
Or fly into the air.

The Old Man At The Sea

He stands silently looking seaward,
Perhaps longing to be free?
To be free from land's firm clutches
To roam the endless sea?

Double Meaning

'I'll do it much later',
Means 'Never at all'.
'I'll be there in a minute',
Means 'Perhaps by nightfall'.

The Padded Room

It's just my eye that you can see,
Come closer now, can you see me?
I'm locked in here against my will,
They tell me I am very ill.

El Dorado

I have a place called heaven
Where my spirits rise and soar -
It's the chair by the TV,
When Countdown's on at four.

Joe Hughes Quotes

15 April 2018

'Your job is to sit there, look beautiful and say yes at the appropriate moment! '

Joe Hughes Comments

Francis Duggan 17 August 2017

Joe Hughes is a poet who writes with a sense of humor that is infectious, i am just one of many who enjoy reading his whimsical poetry he reminds me in his style of writing of James Stephens, Joe is just one of those people who does not take himself too seriously and there ought to be more like him, good on you Joe keep them coming.

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Steven Taylor 20 November 2009

Thank you for the kind comments on my poems. I like the Bubble. I tend to be a positive poet who emphasizes the positive mood. I began writing poetry by experimenting with everything. You have good riming. It is interesting that you and I took opposite objectives. In Fog, I was placing the emphasis on the negative acpects and ended with the positive, and you placed your emphasis on the positive and ended with the negative. I am sorry to hear about the demise of your bubble! Steve Taylor

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Lucianne Fasolo 23 August 2007

I can't believe there is no comments here about you, you're in my favorite poem list! ! ! Joe's poems are witty, very sarcastic at times and I love his simple but brilliant way of writing. He's really talented!

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