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Murdered Drowned Echoes

Echoes

Murdered Drowned Echoes

The men of black pain turn
in the uncomfortable earth,

as hints from our minds store
breathe in the unforgotten [and unforgiving] dirt,
and find no embrace amongst the shadows,

Twisting figures leave their tears in the water
where dragonflies whisper,
just small waves,
just small ripples
harmonies than vanish in the mass of water

murdered
drowned echoes

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Ode To Gordon Hudson

Ode To Gordon Hudson.

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Brilliant piece of writing on Budget 2013

The Clothesline

The winners from today’s Budget:

  1. Middle aged wealthy people.

The losers from today’s Budget:

  • Children
  • Young Families
  • Those with a disability
  • Those with long-term illness
  • Carers
  • Low income families
  • Middle income families
  • Students
  • The Elderly

Fine Gael’s actions do not surprise me. I believe they are spineless and complacent.

enda

I voted for Labour in the general election last year.

I voted for Labour on the assurance from my local Labour TD that a vote for Labour was a vote for leaving Child Benefit untouched.

If I thought any of the cuts today were to benefit the vulnerable in Ireland’s society or improve our Healthcare system, I would buckle down and accept them but every cent in savings today is going towards bank debt. This is not why I gave the Labour Party my vote.

Labour’s Eamon Gilmore promises no cut to Child Benefit days before the 2011 General Election.

Liars…

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AN IRISH RECESSION…THE RICH GET RICHER AND THE MEDIA DON’T REPORT IT.

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