While attempting


at my desk one day,

fighting off the usual

bears, wolves

and other dangerous

beasts of the Internet


the Muse and me;


the teeth of twitter,

a ferociously distracting


there leapt out

Billy Collins, Poet,

speaking of Poetry.


Losing myself

in his

captivating flow of words

I ended

Poetically satisfied,

but also

Poetically wishing

I had not been

ambushed by

dingoes of distraction,

and had instead

written a



Author: connellykevin

Writer, poet and photographer. Lover of all musical genres, from acoustic to zydeco. Born in Ireland of Scottish descent and proud of both. "I sought a theme and sought for it in vain, I sought it daily for six weeks or so" WB YEATS Many of the themes here presented and to be presented have taken me a lifetime rather than six weeks. Some have taken mere moments to arrive. All are offered freely and it is my hope that you, dear reader, will gain something by browsing here and that I in turn will gain something by presenting these works to you.

4 thoughts on “Distracted”

  1. Which I believe Kevin you have just done. Good luck for the 24th March as you take to the high seas to preach the poetic gospel to the Welsh population, no doubt but you will leave your mark.

  2. Dia duit Kevin. Mile buoichas, for this stellar entry. I, too, wish you the very best, regarding your upcoming journey. Slan’ go foill. ~ Beannaichte’! Alicia

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