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Love Poems

The Lady of Culray

She was a landlords daughter Her lover not so grand It was illegal to be a Catholic You could not own your …

Our Never Had Romance

(Song – Music: Guillherme Schroeter – Lyrics: Tomás Ó Cárthaigh) I held her hand Just for one dance It was our very …

Three Magpies a Wedding Watched

To Geraldine & Joe, on the occasion of their wedding! There is an old Irish tradition that three magpies at a wedding …

Lovers of Bazdara

A Pashtun (Afghan) love story, of a couple who fell for each other at first sight, but were destined not to be …

Fishermens Tales

Castiglione’s advise on this, well known to Yeats, was literally taken to heart. The courtier must create an image of the beloved …

Flight of Mad Sweeney

He flies over where the Devil could not walk Singing his mournful song of despair The places he has been and all …

Two Swans

Two swans swimming in the river cold Meet beak to beak together In love for life it is said These birds are …

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