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Love Poems

She Stood Alone At The Altar

The Ms Dopping-Hepenstal stood up by her groom who had eloped to India with another woman without her knowing is still spoken of today. Her sister was involved with one of the Edgeworths, but in the end neither girl married. Some versions of the story have Edgeworth as the cad, but most do not.

Dervogilla

Dermots passion, in stealing Teirnans wife, would have an effect on #Ireland that would last longer than the better known wars of Troy …

Vampire Killed By Love

I have a friend who is big into all Vampire stories, and we were discussing the saying about who loves the flower …

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 …

They Were Lovers Once

The bitter bickering old couple often seen as much as the loving couples… yet they too were lovers once… an old verse …

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 …

Before We Forgot

Before we forgot Thanks to dogma preached We worried not If sacrament we had reached Before sharing each other Neath the skies …

Queen Bee and the Drones

She flies higher, the queen bee, on the dance of death, of lust and love Till she burns out the drones who …

Rose Among the Weeds

I grew up in an English garden Everything planted by plan, in rows For effect, pleasing to the eye To an order …

Three Roses In Her Hand

Three roses she held in her hand For all the world to see One each from two Pretenders A single rose from …

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