Corona Diaries and other stuff.

Catalpa please come
And take us away
Away from corona
To far Botany Bay
Stockmen will wait
With lamb on the spit
Then we’ll pray
For the lost ones
And true Irish grit
Dublin is quiet
I hear a door mouse
While old ghosts sit lonely
In each public house
The birds how they sing
There’s hope on the lake
With sparrows and cuckoos
And Latin corn crakes
Bushels of grain
Sailed from the docks
And we were just left
To cling to the rocks
Black forty seven
It came and it went
Skeletal urchins
To heaven were sent
We’ve suffered before
We thought on the hoof
When rabbiter’s prices
They shot through the roof
Christmas is distant
We must isolate
Our neighbours and Boris
Have walked out the gate
Perpetual motion
Produced by the sea
Will make cleaner power
For you and for me
Donald is tweeting
Of what I don’t know
It could be of China
Of Cork or Mayo
The bulrush is buoyant
For only a while
And those who are ruling
Shall pass through the stile
I painted a monster
Twas chieftain by name
Built to cause mayhem
With thunder and flame
Yet there it lay sleeping
Far from the war
In Wicklow’s green garden
With no hidden door.

Number one of many many many…..

About Tom Clancy, Poet, Folk Singer,

Tom Clancy, Poet. He is a renowned Irish folk musician, an aficionado of the tin whistle and the unique sounding, "Low Whistle". Well known as a Trad Folk Singer and International Rugby player, his poetry now speaks for itself, from the Hearth and the Heart. Facebook features more and more Poetry extracts as he nears the launch of his first book of poems. Tom is available as an after dinner speaker and entertainer, delivering the music and stories that form the soundtrack of his life.
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