The Sea-Limits

Consider the sea’s listless chime: Time’s self it is, made audible,– The murmur of the earth’s own shell. Secret continuance sublime Is the sea’s end: our sight may pass No furlong farther. Since time was, This sound hath told the lapse of time.No quiet, which is death’s,–it hath The mournfulness of ancient life, Enduring always […]

Nocturne

A pale golden flame illumines the suspended billows of the forest. Star after star emerges, where the moongold laps the velvet-soft shores of dusk. Slowly the yellowing flame arises like smoke among the dark-blue depths. The white rays of the stars wander over the moveless, over the shadowless and breathless green lawns of the tree-tops. […]

Cad E Sin Don Te Sin

Chuaigh mé chun aonaigh is dhíol mé mo bhó Ar chúig phunta airgid is ar ghiní bhuí óir Má ólaim an t-airgead is má bhronnaim an t-ór Ó cad é sin do’n té sin nach mbaineann sin dó Má théim ‘na choille chraobhaigh cruinniú smeara nó cró A bhaint úllaí de ghéaga nó a bhuachailleacht […]

Life Goes On

The week of Thanksgiving has arrived and with it many things that need to be done.   The lights remain where i left them, checked for working order but as of yet not decorating the house.   I may start them tonight with my son as any queries to my daughter, who by the way has a […]

The Snow Fairy

The Snow Fairy by Claude McKay I Throughout the afternoon I watched them there, Snow-fairies falling, falling from the sky, Whirling fantastic in the misty air, Contending fierce for space supremacy. And they flew down a mightier force at night, As though in heaven there was revolt and riot, And they, frail things had taken […]