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David Killelay

Poetry

Autumn

Ploughed fields with furrows straight muddy tracks leading out of gate changing colours of leaves on trees wafting gently on the breeze longer evenings drawing in. get out your Flour and rolling pin Meat and potato or Apple pies that make you drool and roll your eyes Cozy fires to…
David Killelay
5th September 2016
Poetry

Dejavu

I see you in your comfy chair As if alone with vacant stare Thoughts maybe, of years gone bye A wistful glance a little sigh The girl I married no longer there sits as alone , its so unfair All is not as it used to be It breaks my…
David Killelay
22nd February 2016
Poetry

Evil Wars

Should all our Prayers bring hope for peace for world wide conflicts all to cease An end to wars around the globe brought by one wearing a simple robe or Arab headdress simply worn or one who wore a crown of thorn Those who's prayers rise from minaret or steeple…
David Killelay
6th July 2015
Poetry

The Pen is Mightier than the Sword

The pen is mightier than the Sword It brings to all the written word Commandments, Letters, Creed or Deed Our guide in life how to proceed Our property or rights divest With Illuminated Scroll or Family Crest All that we could ever want, With Chinese Symbols or Ancient font Around…
David Killelay
17th June 2015
Poetry

Spring

A poem of spring we were asked to write But when I tried I became wound up tight. Does it mean green shoots on trees gently rippling on the breeze As I wonder , struggle and toil The mysteries of the helicoil does it mean some curly steel Round and…
David Killelay
13th March 2015
Poetry

A fairy hat

A fairy hat is all you want as you walk along a lane. It makes you smile and when you walk it eases any pain. A fairy hat is magic, not just green and plain It acts just like a sunshade or protects you from the rain. When you walk…
David Killelay
3rd September 2014
Poetry

Blood Swept lands and seas of red.

Blood swept lands and seas of red Forever loved forever dead Eight hundred thousand, just make a note Symbolic round the Tower moat At home and abroad in foreign parts Still remembered in caring hearts The moat is dry , no water here Just Poppies and a loved ones tear.
David Killelay
27th August 2014
Poetry

As shadows fall

As shadows fall we pause and reflect With heads dipped down showing respect We remember all who have gone before Those who have served on sea and on shore With those in our thoughts let them now abide As if in our presence right here by our side And those…
David Killelay
16th April 2014
Poetry

I can’t hold you by the hand

I can’t hold you by the hand and wave a magic wand I can’t change what has happened and all bad within the land I can’t give you the strength to carry on and put up a good fight I can’t stop your worries or the tears all through the…
David Killelay
1st September 2012
Poetry

Olympic Tribute

In tribute to the king of gods ‘’Zeus’’ In a month long period ‘’the Sacred Truce’’ Started long ago in south west Greece Olympians gathered and met in peace To these modern times from long ago Let all our hearts and spirit show United, resolute, bold and brave Lets Nations…
David Killelay
2nd August 2012