~~ Seamus ‘n’ Maire ~~

**************** ******** A slow waltz was playin’ As he walked through the door Eyes scanning the room As he strolled ‘cross the floor The music then stopped And the dancers sat down He looked at them all Without smile or frown And there in the corner With a dress like a churl Sat a beautiful,… Read More ~~ Seamus ‘n’ Maire ~~

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+++ In a Few Words…

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+++ A Wee Bit O’ Readin’ Material (sort of) +++

************************************** Here would be a bit o’ readin’ material t’ lighten yer day and would hope t’ bring a smile t’ yer face.   Whilst sittin’ in the pub one day a feller lifted his Guinness an’ said t’ me, “smile, things could be worse…, so I smiled, and surely they got worse”.  Be careful out… Read More +++ A Wee Bit O’ Readin’ Material (sort of) +++

~~~Codlata Oiche~~~

************************************************** *************************************** The Olympics are now over, and weren’t they a sight? Think I’ll pull up the covers and just say good night ? May your dreams be of love and peace ! ************************************* ********************** ******

~~~The Conversation~~~

********************************************************************************** ****************************************************** It’s a quiet winter evening.  He added a couple of logs to the sputtering embers in the fireplace and returned to the sofa.  He closes his eyes and listens….. ********************************************* Her:  The shadows of a song play softly in my heart, and in the sunset that is in my soul.  It sings in the… Read More ~~~The Conversation~~~

~~~You’re Not Here~~~

************************************ ************************* The evening sky is clear and there lingers a faint pink purple afterglow of sunset.  Crystalline snow is drifted just below the windowpane, glistening in the soft glow of a pale yellow moon that is just above the horizon.  A little time passes and, one by one they  appear in a darkening  twilight.  It will… Read More ~~~You’re Not Here~~~

Good Night

******************************************************************** Four surgeons sit around discussing their favorite patients. The first surgeon says, “I like operating on librarians. When you open them up, everything is in alphabetical order”. The second surgeon says, “I like operating on accountants. When you open them up, everything is in numerical order”. The third surgeon says, “I like operating on… Read More Good Night

Hearts ‘n’ Flowers

To All of my friends out there… Fericita Ziua îndrăgostiţilor ** Všechno nejlepší k Valentýnovi ** Gelukkige Valentijnsdag ** Onnellisen Ystävänpäiväkortin Päivä ** La Saint-Valentin heureuse ** Glücklichen Valentinstag ** वेलेंटाइन डे खुश ** Boldog Valentin-napra ** San Valentino felice ** 幸福なバレンタインデー ** Glad Valentines Dag ** Dia dos Namorados feliz ** Día de los enamorados feliz **عيد حب سعيد ** Srećan Dan zaljubljenih ** วันของแฮปปี้วาเลนไทน์ ** Mutlu Sevgililer Gününde ** یﮦ ايجنسﯽ خوشی کے دن ** HAPPY… Read More Hearts ‘n’ Flowers

The Promise of Roses

***************************************************** Through the bitterness of winter cold Blanketed by immaculate snow They will bloom again I’m told When springtime comes we know ****************************************** Winter holds a tenacious grip on the land.  Not in recent years can I recall when so much of the country has been affected by such bitter cold and deep snow.  I…, and… Read More The Promise of Roses