John Molloy

Rookie - 0 Points (02.09.1968 / Dublin, Ireland)

Deirdre - Poem by John Molloy

Remember the sharp brightness
Of the Summer lit chalk walls
Of the house,
The Dandelions we picked
And the jam jars lined
Aloft the mighty sill;
The calm kindness
Always known amidst
The family's turmoil,
That had brother and
Sister within the bounds
Of harm.

Remember the book 'Ben Her'
I got for my birthday
And the Miney Mouse you got
From Da' - and that Veronica
Never really mattered that year;
When the castle grounds
That held our dreams,
Our laughs and cries
Seen but beneath their walls
A bitter sight.
Miney Mouse and Dandelions were you,
Then and now - My Sister.


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1992

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  • (6/28/2012 12:34:00 PM)


    Beautiful poem for a beautiful girl x (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, May 16, 2012



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