Tall Tales

Tall tales told Ten by ten centuries old,Of mighty malevolent monsters bringing mayhem,And terror of their powers,Though truth be told,The lineage of Adam Long have laughed and leered at their Lord,Drawn a devil and declared it their deity,Themselves doing deeds more destructive,Than any tall tale they tell. ~Annette Morris Keane June 2014

Mam

The moola’s are scarce this week.So I said to Her “I’ll get you something nice for your birthday next week”She says “You won’t. There’s no need for that carry on.”“I know” I said, “I’ll write you a poem.”“You won’t”, She said.“Would you not like a poem written about you?”“I wouldn’t.” And this is how it … Continue reading Mam

The Secret Painter

Life paints itself,Infinitely flooding with flow & form & feature.It loves so mercilessly it cares notAbout the collisions & catastrophes,The exploding eruptions of its unfettered freedom of expression.Life is so full of itSelf,Every drop of its colour is bursting with its own potence.All at once it is unbound yet formed,Incalculably moulded.Every space on its canvas … Continue reading The Secret Painter

Wait….

Know this.No body,no person,no home,no beliefs,no community,no country, no culture, no ideas,no creations,no goal,no destiny,no lover,no child,no cause,no effect,no joy,no sadness,no leader,no followers,no angels,no ghosts,no gurus,no gods.will take away your longing to wake and know the One.You may find temporary reprieve from the suffering of sleepbut until you surrender to Her your dream remains.Whatever you … Continue reading Wait….