Category Archives: Poetry

No 6 WJ Cooper series.

WJ Cooper series No 6 Sligo Sonnet Oh mighty Ben Bulben peeps through the mist As notes from Killavil send a sweet riff Beautiful Sligo where angels exist And softly our poet sleeps at Drumcliff From luscious Lough Arrow to … Continue reading

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WJ Cooper series

No 5. Galway Sonnet. To sail on the breeze above Galway Bay And watch the shoals waltz in heavenly blue As sweet Connemara basks neath the rays Soft rain on the Claddagh’s nets to renew Wonderful Woodford..Ahascragh of tunes Aughrim … Continue reading

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WJ Cooper series No 4

No 4. Cavan Sonnet. Frost on the grass by silky Lough Sheelin And chromed by the moon as vibrant trout breach Breifne’s brethren at turf fires are kneeling From Cuilcaghs a brook the ocean shall reach Perched on a crannog … Continue reading

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W J Cooper series. No 3 Sonnet

Kerry Sonnet Now I must off to the Kingdom of Kerry Where sea eagles soar surveying the brine Where foxglove and sloe cress and black berry Amass neath the Reeks forever entwined A poet once spoke of Cahersiveen And Derrynane’s … Continue reading

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WJ Cooper Series

WJ Cooper Series No.2 Offaly Sonnet The twittering dunnock of Boora Bog Heralds the day as joys recommence Offaly’s heroes sail through the fog Lord let me see this ten thousand years hence Oh beautiful Birr and heathered Slieve Blooms … Continue reading

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WJ Cooper series

For my great friend Bill Cooper who passed away last month RIP. A sonnet for every beautiful county, here goes. The W.J. Cooper series. No 1. Dublin Sonnet. The sun over Howth a wonder to see Oh countless the years … Continue reading

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Plog

Bob Beamon # Forrest # Paudie Brilliant Bob Beamon And his mighty jump Nice chocolate sweets To please Forrest Gump Joe Frazier’s Birthday Sleep well old champ Up there with Ali Snoozing in camp Fed Astaire feet And Barry McGann … Continue reading

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Plog

Bob # Maury # Mavis Forty years now Since Bob Marley flew Three little birds Sang with his crew Young Lisa O’Neill A voice from the past Banjo in tow As Kavanagh passed Bunnies at play In soft evening light … Continue reading

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Plog …. ( Poetry blog)

Mark # Franz # Joey the Lips and more. Victory once more Snooker’s Mark Selby I’m due for the jab Look down Marcus Welby Known as Der Kaiser Franz Beckenbauer Comrade Gerd Muller Made goalkeepers cower Alan McGloughlin The other … Continue reading

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Plog …. ( Poetry blog)

Shapiro # Michael Collins # Benji # Travolta # Arlene Friday fell sunny Killiney the beach She purchased a Trek A freewheeling peach Joe Walsh is gone The king of vacations Shipping us out To hundreds of nations A wonderful … Continue reading

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