La Fin de la Nuit Pour L’Enfant

From Les Misérables, Part I, Book 1, chapter 10, by Victor Hugo L’Eveque en Présence d’une Lumière A transfiguration at a deathbed that leads the bishop to be a good and holy disciple.  “Le Conventional, -Quant á Louis XVI j’ai dit non . . . . J’ai voté la fin du tyran.  C’est à direContinue reading “La Fin de la Nuit Pour L’Enfant”

Well Seasoned Days.

By Michael Doyle Seasoned Daysby Michael DoyleMay your daily conversationFilled as it is with God’s graceBe one of spiritual connectionAnd welcoming to God’s embraceSeen in the faces of the pastIs the dreamers of vast legacySeizing the days that would not lastBut knowing each moment intimately May we, ourselves, live throughAll of our well seasoned daysSharingContinue reading “Well Seasoned Days.”

The Colour Turquoise

– My Poems (3) Hot long days and water fights,We three young gracesPlaying chasing gamesWith the French girls in their bustiersBound firmly in place with multiple straps.Why me?Acqua.Girl guides’ blouses bursting out all over.He couldn’t be trusted with a map on the moor.And the swans swam onAs the Chelsea pensionersIn their crimson coatsOverlooked the EtonContinue reading “The Colour Turquoise”

Kitchen Conversation

My Poems (2) Grandma yelled out ‘There’s tails in the pan’,And then it caught fire.So soon the draughty back playroomGot a new stove andBecame the hub of the house.But what of the old kitchen,Beneath the loft where I layFrozen with the large windows all around,Bodget and squashTransformed it into a bogAnd a store,For mother’s materialContinue reading “Kitchen Conversation”