Away From It All.

Away From It All

Courtesy of Thurles Author & Poet, Tom Ryan ©

So, alone and happy in the world,
We two in a rustic wilderness
Can listen to the wind
And its tale of the centuries.
The present and its ephemeral importance
Can be forgotten in this old house,
Cherishing its own quiet wisdom.
The years are great teachers
Man’s yearning is a whisper
In a tumultuous and eternal sea,
Hear the wind sigh and breathe
All is vanity.


Tom Ryan “Iona” Rahealty, Thurles, Co. Tipperary.


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