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Brendan McMahon

My name is Brendan McMahon and I am a retired Engineering Lecturer, I took early retirement four years ago to do the things I have not had time for previously, including writing.

I have been writing for a few years and I have had a few stories published in Irelands Own, Ulla’s Nib and Castlreagh Anthology.

The Lovers by Brendan McMahon

I’ll walk with you by moonlight
Along the barren shore
And as we tread we’ll cherish this night
As a beautiful celestial chore

The moon it will shine brightly
And clearly show the way
White horses appear so knightly
Beyond the beach flung spray

We walk all night together
Strolling hand in hand
Our footwear sodden leather
Our toes betwixt in sand

And as the dawn draws near
We’ll sit upon the mounds
We’ll share precious tales of yesteryear
While sea-gulls drown our sounds

We’ll await the new sun elevate
Above thon yonder crest
A long kiss we will premeditate
 Like love birds in the nest.

And as I view your lovely smile
In the light of a brand new day
A glimpse of heavens golden mile
With angels all so gay

A tear flows down your lily face
It glistens in the dawning light
You wipe it gently with white lace
You are beautiful, my delight

And as we saunter back again                                                     
Our hearts and souls entwine
You tell me of your dreams desire
But there’s no reflection of mine

So, live life to the full my dear,
And enjoy the joys of spring,
And perhaps, we’ll meet in heaven,
Where all the angels sing.


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