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by lonndubh
Sat Sep 22, 2012 6:36 pm
Forum: News
Topic: HAPPY BIRTHDAY LEONARD!
Replies: 183
Views: 25282

Re: HAPPY BIRTHDAY LEONARD!

Happy 78th birthday Leonard,
Thank you so much for all your magic I will treasure it forever
by lonndubh
Fri Sep 14, 2012 1:03 am
Forum: EUROPE 2012 / CONCERT REPORTS & MEET-UPS
Topic: CONCERT REPORTS: Dublin September 11, 12, 14 & 15, 2012
Replies: 259
Views: 59950

Re: Royal Hospital Kilmainham Dublin 12/Sep/'12

Such an amazing concert performance from Leonard and his band! It was really nice to share this occasion with my family (14 of us!), ranging from our sixties down to our twenties and every minute loved by all (also attended by our great President Michael D Higgins - clearly has great taste!). Leona...
by lonndubh
Mon Sep 10, 2012 1:57 am
Forum: Writing, Music and Art by the Forum members
Topic: Can't sleep!
Replies: 50
Views: 6964

Re: Can't sleep!

Karren B wrote:Why can't life be more simple??????????
it is Karren, it is.
Perhaps you are taking the long way home
But the necessary way some say.
Its just the dark before the light
Everything will be alright
by lonndubh
Tue Sep 04, 2012 2:12 am
Forum: Writing, Music and Art by the Forum members
Topic: She preferred wooden pegs
Replies: 6
Views: 2035

She preferred wooden pegs

Agnes loved Life
She loved washing
Lines pegged
End to end
Held high
le gabhlóga


Clothes flying free
Wooden pegs
From Cheap Jacks
Market stall
Held high
le gabhlóga
by lonndubh
Thu Aug 30, 2012 2:07 am
Forum: Other Writers and Writing
Topic: William Carlos Williams: The Red Wheelbarrow
Replies: 15
Views: 7348

Re: William Carlos Williams: The Red Wheelbarrow

sweet sweet sugar
cool corn flour
a pinch of cream of tartar
water and rose water
lemon lime and drizzled oil
any color you like
by lonndubh
Thu Jul 12, 2012 3:02 am
Forum: Other Writers and Writing
Topic: William Carlos Williams: The Red Wheelbarrow
Replies: 15
Views: 7348

Re: William Carlos Williams: The Red Wheelbarrow

This Is Just To Say I have eaten the plums that were in the icebox and which you were probably saving for breakfast Forgive me they were delicious so sweet and so cold I love this poem Joe and it inspired this note on my fridge today I have found the Turkish Delight That was hidden Under the cabbag...
by lonndubh
Thu Jul 12, 2012 2:53 am
Forum: Writing, Music and Art by the Forum members
Topic: May
Replies: 5
Views: 837

Re: May

Hello Lizzy Thanks for your lovely words about this poem. Its a great joy to meet someone who makes one want to write it down ,and May does this every time . I thank her also . She sits at her kitchen table now doing crosswords, trying to keep her brain sharp because she knows first hand what can ha...
by lonndubh
Thu Jul 12, 2012 2:32 am
Forum: Other Writers and Writing
Topic: Mary Oliver
Replies: 103
Views: 48300

Re: Mary Oliver

carm wrote:Looking forward to her new book of poetry (Publication Date: October 11, 2012)
Me too Carm.I found a book of Mary's poems in a market lately and was delighted.
by lonndubh
Sat Jul 07, 2012 4:01 am
Forum: Other Writers and Writing
Topic: Mary Oliver
Replies: 103
Views: 48300

Re: Mary Oliver

mat james wrote: "wild and precious" MatbellybuttongazerJ ;-)
Indeed Mat indeed -the ultimate prize !
by lonndubh
Sun Jul 01, 2012 2:47 am
Forum: News
Topic: Ten years, 271520 posts and MANY THANKS to JARKKO
Replies: 57
Views: 7358

Re: Ten years, 271520 posts and MANY THANKS to JARKKO

Happy 10th Birthday to the leonardcohenforum.com ! A big Thank You to Jarkko, Eija and Raul.
by lonndubh
Fri Jun 29, 2012 2:02 am
Forum: Other music
Topic: What a beautiful-romantic song!
Replies: 18
Views: 6419

Re: What a beautiful-romantic song!

Is this a romantic song ?
Its very beautiful anyway I think

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oBZ60wvY ... re=related
by lonndubh
Fri Jun 29, 2012 1:54 am
Forum: Other Writers and Writing
Topic: Mary Oliver
Replies: 103
Views: 48300

Re: Mary Oliver

Its Summer again and I enjoy less busy days for walks and learn again how to idle The Summer Day Who made the world? Who made the swan, and the black bear? Who made the grasshopper? This grasshopper, I mean- the one who has flung herself out of the grass, the one who is eating sugar out of my hand, ...
by lonndubh
Tue Jun 12, 2012 1:47 am
Forum: Writing, Music and Art by the Forum members
Topic: May
Replies: 5
Views: 837

May

To have a bucket of water in for the night brought restful sleep I heard the old woman say. Sitting across the table 94 years not showing on her gentle face. Telling stories of Tommy ,Neddie and the Forge her face was bright. Smoothing her skirt embarrassed with all her talk she sighed Ah whatever I...
by lonndubh
Fri Jun 08, 2012 2:22 am
Forum: Other Writers and Writing
Topic: Natasha Trethewey, U.S. Poet Laureate
Replies: 2
Views: 1536

Re: Natasha Trethewey, U.S. Poet Laureate

Thanks for that link Steven. I like this poem and of course the painting. Kitchen Maid with Supper at Emmaus, or The Mulata by Natasha Trethewey —after the painting by Diego Velàzquez, ca. 1619 She is the vessels on the table before her: the copper pot tipped toward us, the white pitcher clutched in...
by lonndubh
Mon May 28, 2012 11:11 pm
Forum: Other Writers and Writing
Topic: Patrick Kavanagh 21/10/1904-30/11/1968
Replies: 83
Views: 53188

Re: Patrick Kavanagh 21/10/1904-30/11/1968

Naming these things is the love-act and its pledge; For we must record love's mystery without claptrap, Snatch out of time the passionate transitory. I love this poem merton . He was a poet alright. Here is another that caught my attention on this lovely May evening Kerr's Ass We borrowed the loan ...

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