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Water bird


Lakeside, I watch

the Coots bouncing

on top of the water.


They throw their heads with

intention and abandon, plunging

– totally immersing themselves.


I want to bounce…


Immerse myself…


Plunge into you….


Frances Macaulay Forde © 2003

1st pub: ‘Hidden Capacity ~ a poet’s journey’  by Frances Macaulay Forde, Ireland, 2003.

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With every pull

toward your body

you expect obedience. 

Expect each micron of dirt

to be sucked up and away. 

Look at the attention

you give stairs. 


How do I become like stairs? 


 Frances Macaulay Forde © 2014

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I can

only consider

soft eyes


calm, sweet face

small breaths

’til I realize

they’re mine. 

I breathe

and contemplate

the alternative

only when

someone asks…

Frances Macaulay Forde © 2014

Published in ‘The Word Is Out’ Issue 2 ~ Sept ‘06


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OK time to lighten the mood.

As a screenwriter, I have so many scripts just sitting around… shorts, features, TV Series etc.

One day, I’ll find the time to film this short-short with a couple of friends and my stills camera which takes video.

It’s so easy these days with all the options on the net to just film something and upload it onto You Tube.

You never know what will be a hit, what will just strike the collective funny bone and go viral.

But until I do, I thought I’d share this 3 min script with you. ‘Valentine’s Day

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