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Sketching in Ireland.

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I sat myself down on a low stone wall,

a semi-circle that splits St Mary’s Road in two. 

I’m just visiting Midleton, you understand…

But I fancied a go at drawing that house -

number 23 – the smart one covered with ivy.

 

Everyone who passes offers a gentle smile,

a quickly delivered non-committal comment

about the bright, …hasn’t it turned lovely?

surprisingly beautiful...

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