working as an optician in Dublin, , , , writing poetry since i was 12 and also short stories, , , , , painting in oils is a passion, , , have had nothing published, , ,


michael haggertay Poems

Walking Behind The Window

I can only feel for those who have passed your window
And have never seen you reaching with silent hands.
Or those who have felt your breath on their neck
Only to turn to a void thinking a ghost has passed.... more »

Within You

You look at me and within me
I look at you and within you.
I see beyond your beauty.
You see beyond my sadness.... more »

Within A Memory

From outside this misjudged distance a foot fall far from perfect
Shows that I am clearly stranded here.
I can only surmise your image cascading from outside,
As a road of two junctions.... more »

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Comments about michael haggertay

M.S. - USA 29 Nov 2018 03:53
some of the most beautiful words - the feeling that comes out each time they are read. a most amazing soul. thank you for sharing the wonderment of it all. you are a beautiful writer x
M.S. - USA 23 Aug 2018 06:44
the love, the sadness, the longing, the inevitable - so many emotions, so beautifully pictured in words, simple wording that brings it all to life x