Continuing on with recent poetic trends that I fought to withhold. Those thoughts I wished to keep within the confines of my own being. The following poem is one meant to cause the reader to ask him or herself the important questions that need addressing. When issues become important for one to withhold, one … More Silent Thoughts
Questions as difficult as they may be Always Answers should be sought Who dares ask so they do not flee Those questions for you and I not bought. Who dares to stand and bring to the fore Right reasons they feel are true at such a cost The lives destroyed by fearless giants cost … More Unasked Questions
I had been struggling for a number of days on how to put this post together. On July 16th 1996 I was blessed to witness the birth of my youngest child and 2nd son Darren Patrick Fitzgerald. In the coming years his short life was full of struggles of various kinds. Darren was born with … More Tribute to My Son
I sat here with intention to compose, to write and more important to create. But many at one point or another come to a point, a cross road as it were where each attempt to write is hindered or cast into confusion of sorts by distraction after distraction brings the exercise to a halt. … More What was Intended Became Something Else.
Hi, I am taking time out to provide a Spotlight moment on another persons work and in turn I hope to provide for her an extra. I am turning the spotlight on Lizzies Life. I know the work of this young lady for a number of years. at least I should well know her because … More A Spotlight Moment
Today was my first trip to the coast since lock down. The beautiful Old Head Kinsale County Cork (Ireland), A part of The wild Atlantic Way. Even though we were struck with Low laying cloud that hindered any photography, we eventually found locations where we played with some B&W Photography. Please enjoy these … More Coastal Photography in B&W
Thinking of decisions made and stories told one comes upon a topic for a poem. One such as the one below, that which with hope causes the reader to ponder on What, Where, Who and Why. Or at least that is always my hope when writing a poem. An attempt to get the reader to … More Poetry Time.
Hi, We recently took a trip to Gougane Barra Forest Park in West Cork, both to take a little hike and to spend a little time with photography. The few shots shared here are of a Small Chapel known as St. Finbarr’s Oratory. A Beautiful little Chapel set beside the lake. I am asking … More Greyscale or Coloured?
I started this topic as what I started out as a poem, But it developed into a personal blog, also an attempt to improve my writing style. please let me know if it is an improvement or any other views you may have. when I look at you I look not at colour when … More What I See
I have been thinking recently of my earliest memories, which brought me about to doing this blog relating to earliest memories. I was born in late 1961 ( and yes I am not a spring chicken as it were) in a rural area on the county boundary between County Cork and County Limerick in the … More My Earliest Memory