john o'connell

Rookie (11.12.1949 / Limerick, Ireland)

In Youth - Poem by john o'connell

In youth
my impatience was pure
and my ignorance supreme.

All advice was treated as criticism
or as a declaration of war
on the sanctuary of my little toe.

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, August 19, 2010

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