Wednesday, December 19, 2012



Say you remember
Beechmount Ballroom of Romance
Christmas 1968
The Dubliners were playing
I saw you in the crowd
My heart skipped a beat
when you glanced my way
I waited for a slow set
then took a chance
and asked you to dance
My heart began to race
when you said yes
I held you close
as we slowly danced
and swayed to the music
I felt your warm embrace
and knew just then
that you were the one
The room began to shimmer
My heart was beating fast
I wanted to ask if you'd dance with me
for the rest of my life
I fell in love with you
that night
Life moved on
Our love grew strong
Hand in hand
and forever heart in heart
Christmas 2012
I'm glad I asked
you to dance.

Michael ' The Sheriff Sheils

Friday, December 7, 2012

A good crowd turned up last night in Navan Library for the launch of Golden Rhymes, a collection of Poetry by the Meath Junior Writers' Group. The book was compiled by the late Tommy Murry, of the Meath Writers' Circle and it was launched by Michael Farry who gave an excellent speach. Tom French of the Navan Library Service organised the event and introduced each of the young writers who read their own pieces with a confidence beyond their years. Members of the Meath Writers' Circle read some of Tommy's poems.

Michael Farry's speach can be found HERE on his blogsite.

MORE HERE on the Tara Poetry Blog Spot.