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A man of science-

Who still saw the hand of God ~

A poor student, helped.

(For Philip A. Allen, Professor of Geology, RIP)

Snails in old plastic –

My Grandma would have killed them ~

I don’t have the heart.

New plastic bottle snail home –

She’s smiling, shaking her head.

She’s gone many years –

A lifetime ago, in fact ~

Still missing her though.

Old cassette tape found –

Ghosts of great uncles, singing ~

I can’t stop smiling.

Dalkey Island Sound –

A good place to pause and think ~

His ashes, long gone.

A marble fireplace –

Anastomosing patterns ~

Long since understood.

(For Dave Johnston, a great teacher)

Chattering finches –
In amongst the fallen leaves ~


Another morning – 

Minded of one just as bright ~ 



Slinky silverfish –
Sadly, cannot let you be ~
Book eating fecker.

Belgrade, tears streaming –
I have no idea why ~
It is your birthday.

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