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 Ulysses 100 Paintings and prints from Roger Cummiskey direct. Click here.                                                          Roger by Susi Marquez, Spanish Artist. The Emerald Connection and Talk Radio Europe out of Marbella, southern Spain.        

A Painting of a Young Poet: by Roger Cummiskey

  A Painting of a Young Poet: by Roger Cummiskey   Bury me in the old church-yard The bell! The bell! Farewell! Farewell!   O, we got a good breath of ozone round the Head today A thimbleful, just to whet your appetite, they say. In the silence, pick, pack, pock, puck.   Blackrock, Stillorgan, Goatstown, Dundrum and Sandyford Carrickmines, Stradbrook, no more battles on the rocks.   They would meet quietly as if they had known each other And made their tryst in some more secret place. He would fade into something impalpable Under her eyes and then in a moment he would be transfigured.   Christian brothers be damned Newman and Byron The telegraphpoles held the galloping notes Of music between the punctual bars. The sunlight breaking suddenly on his sight Turned the sky and clouds into a fantastic world Of sombre masses with lakelike spaces of dark rosy light. He wanted to sin with another of his kind A cry for an iniquitous abandonment. In the silence their dark fire kindled the dusk In