A Broken Down Mystic

(An Comanach)

Imbibing brandy and Irish stout
In a pub near Derry’s Walls.

With a grey flecked beard
Coupling a tweed cap
Above a wrinkled brow.

At times receptive to dialogue
And others of silent presence.

A source of thought and experience
Striving to be free in metre and rhyme.

A somewhat solitary and mystical being
Apparently from The Leap of The Dog
In the nearby valley of The Roe.
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Submitted on February 20, 2016

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Liam Ó Comáin

An Irish poet now living in Derry City but originally from Limavady in County Derry in the north of the Island. more…

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