Category Archives: God’s Plan

The Road

There is a road where our house used to be a man said to me.

My old family home has now thirteen houses on the site, alright.

The only constant is change said some Indian man.

Is this God’s plan?

If things remained the same life would be very tame.

More of the same.

Each day is different, you have good days and bad.

Don’t let the weather drive you mad.

Its not that bad.

I lived in a house with a lovely view, now I’m happy where I am.

God don’t say damn.

What a fool I am.

Someone said I should write a song.

Where do I belong?

This is my song.

Don’t let me go wrong.

How long, oh Lord, how long?

How long is the road home?

Home is where you are.

So said my guiding star.

I am, I am, you are.

Friends disappear and new ones come along.

A neverending song.

I sing my song.

Move with the times or die.

I tell no lie.

Tich Ennis

14th February, 2018



I was seventy-seven years old yesterday, now I’m older still.

I don’t feel I’m over the hill.

I met a man yesterday and said its my birthday next week, he said its his too.

He will be sixty-two.

I said I’m healthy, is he, he said thank God yes.

He was a pleasant companion, God bless.

I said another year nearer to the end of life, you never know when that will be.

He said its written in a book when you’re born, wait and see.

We spoke of mortality.

I said it says in the bible we know neither the day nor the hour.

I did not use the expression me oul’ flower.

I thought of writing a poem on my birthday but didn’t so this will have to do.

Happy birthday to you.

Tich Ennis

13th February, 2018

Rich And Famous

If I became rich and famous might I become obnoxious, I asked a friend, he said do you mean more obnoxious than you are?

I don’t own a car.

God may be sparing me for something, but what the Hell?

Oh well.

Fame has not gone to my head, I have obscurity instead.

Its not hard to be humble when no one knows you’re there.

Ask me, see if I care.

Could I possibly stand up to fame?

You don’t know my name.

I am honest, I am poor.

May the truth endure.

Tich Ennis

7th February, 2018


Big Bang

God exploded forming me and you.

The universe too.

A suicide bomber with a cause.

Universal laws.

Someday he will reform again when there is peace between men.

The universe expands, contracts.

Aware of its acts.

We die, we know that for sure.

God is the cure.

It has all been most interesting, an old lady said.

Then she rolled over dead.

One day we will all be one.

Wait for the last line full of fun.

I’m not the only one.

Eternal peace and happiness.

God bless.

Free us from this infernal mess.

A cat called Kess.

Tich Ennis

18th January, 2018


Best Friend Dead

Michael O’Brien has died. There is a best friend shaped hole in my heart. I’ll have to make everyone my best friend. Tall order.

Tich Ennis

8th January, 2018



While texting a message he fell down the stairs.

The man without cares.

He didn’t care what he was doing.

If I said that about you would you be suing?

If you tell the truth about people they hate you.

If you told your wife would she mate you?

Be careful who and when you text.

You could be next.

Tich Ennis

26th December, 2017


Unknown Man

I am the world famous unknown man.

If this is rubbish then it is God’s plan.

Why does my brother give everything away?

Everything I sing or do or say.

Is it possible to live without money?

What comedian is not funny?

Okay bee, make honey.

Tich Ennis

24th December, 2017