Sean Walsh

I live in Dublin, Ireland. Sometimes. Most times I live in my head, quite unaware of my surroundings – if you know what I mean… If you succeed in tracking Sean Walsh, please let me know, ok? I've been searching for him for years…

Christ Mass

Published on Sunday 18th October 2020 by Sean Walsh

‘Past the inn with ne’er a vacancy,

 the raucous revelry, receding…

 

Around the back to the

stables… straw… manure.

Animals breathing warmth

in the still, cold air.

 

Aloft, a fluttering of wings.

 

In a makeshift crib,

under a thousand stars,

a new-born babe…

gentled to her breast

by a young Jewess…

 

And by their side

a quiet man of few words,

wondering…

 

c

@Sean Walsh  18/10/20

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