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The Boy on the Beach

The Boy on the Beach No soldiers, no football, no dinosaurs too, No trains, cars or airplanes, or fun he was due, The love and the laughter, the dreams and the joy, All now but memories of that gorgeous boy The child on the beach, remembered in song, Once loved, now a symbol of all…

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Last Flight

An immigrant’s nightmare, That phone call we dread, Whether out at a movie, Or wrapped up in bed. A quest to go home, To go book that next flight No time for advice, To help through our plight. Things will be abandoned, Planning futures so strange, A last minute trip scheduled, To a lifetime now…

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Stand Back from the Sun

No prom dates, no college, No walk down the aisle. No first dance with father, No first tooth-lost smile. No driving a first car, No honk of a horn, No waving from doorways, No fix of hearts torn. No time to be grown-up, No teen angst or cool, No playing on beaches, No splashes in…

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‘Serenity’ By Liam Fitzpatrick.

Looking at the sleeping child. Her tenderness forever sealed In her wondrous state. Loved, not reviled. Her gentle ways and smiles Encapsulate The mysteries of Life And Natures wiles. Why was she chosen To be so pure? Before those of lesser worth, And warmth so poor? My mind’s not bitter, My heart’s just sad. That…

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New Year Baby

My left, my right. My up, my down. My speech, my sight, My smell, my sound.   My heaven, my hell, My sunshine, my rain, My whisper, my yell, My laughter, my pain.   My stars, my moon, My sail, my flight, My midnight, my noon, My joys, my plight.   My letters, my words…

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‘The Spirit of Old Dublin’, A poem by Liam Fitzpatrick.

The Spirit of Old Dublin   Cathedral shadow, from moonlight’s gleam, casts a shape on world serene. This ghost of Swift through gardens green walks the park at midnight.   My spirit moves, on paths now bare. With dormant life and inner stare at world now changed but yet the same, with troubles still, of…

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