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Ireland Is Calling Me Home

Published By Susanna Catherine Mahoney

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Sonnets of the earlier 1800’s of Ireland’s Poets and cultural history with links.*****

A sonnet is fundamentally a dialectical construct which allows the poet to examine the nature and ramifications of two usually contrastive ideas, emotions, states ...A sonnet is one of several forms of poetry that originate in Europe, mainly Provence and Italy. A sonnet commonly has 14 lines

Tis the part of Ireland my soul yeans for

Sonnets from Ireland

Eleanor Alexander

Now

For me, my friend, no grave-side vigil keep

With tears that memory and remorse might fill;

Give me your tenderest laughter earth-bound still,

And when I die you shall not want to weep.

No epitaph for me with virtues deep

Punctured in marble pitiless and chill:

But when play time is over, if you will,

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