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The lonley side of the bed

Posted by Michael Foley on October 25, 2014 at 14:29 0 Comments


Oh sleep where have you gone? Why will you not come here?

Then just when I feel you close, I get an elbow in the ear,

Turn then on my side and once more try to relax,

Just about to doze off, here comes the knee in the back.…



Posted by Michael Foley on October 25, 2014 at 14:27 0 Comments


What happened to the twenty year old, slim trim and carefree

Who is this person standing in the mirror, staring back at me?

I am only forty, for Christs sake, but this body I do not recognize…




Started by Dermott Ryder in Member Poetry Oct 14. 0 Replies

For Bill Grundy [1923-1993] and good times at Granada Studios Manchester UK Grey days always remind me of Manchester,Salford Docks, kitchen sinks, Archie Street,of Rita Tushingham in Shelagh Delaney’sbitter Taste of Honey, of Albert Finney inAlan…Continue

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Started by Dermott Ryder in Member Poetry Oct 10. 0 Replies

For Appius Claudius Caecus, he recognized the need for good roads. The water lies beyond the ridge,over the water, the ancient bridge,across the bridge on a tedious road,a weary pilgrim, in twilight, strode. The road went far without a bend,a…Continue

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Started by Dermott Ryder in Member Poetry Oct 3. 0 Replies

The restless Ibis walkswith delicately precise tread picking its waythrough the green, waiving,whispering  reedsskirting the river of life. The immutable Ibisstands high on an outcrop, surveying the clouds       in aqua blue reflection,everlasting…Continue

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Started by Dermott Ryder in Member Poetry Sep 27. 0 Replies

A grey woman appeared, like a hesitant wraith,ingesting pathogens, projectile vomiting smoke,exuding noxious acridity - coughing, hard and dry -through a haze of ‘on special this week’ perfume. She sat at a rain-speckled table of the sidewalk…Continue

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