Driving While Irish

Driving while irish

A poem and photograph from my latest book, Ireland, Place out of Time (2017). Order your copy from Weeping Willow Books. 

Driving While Irish

Watch out, he yells, the bushes!

Relax, I say, driving on the left is a
breeze. Roundabouts might be

a tiny challenge, but cruising
these narrow roads isn’t so hard.

The bushes barely
brushed the side of the car.