Charles Joseph Kickham

(9 May 1828 – 22 August 1882 / Mullinahone / Ireland)

Poems of Charles Joseph Kickham

1. Patrick Sheehan 5/11/2012
2. Slievenamon 5/11/2012
3. The Irish Peasant Girl 5/11/2012

The Irish Peasant Girl

She lived beside the Anner,
At the foot of Slievna-man,
A gentle peasant girl,
With mild eyes like the dawn;
Her lips were dewy rosebuds;
her teeth of pearls rare;
And a snow-drift ’neath a beechen bough
Her neck and nut-brown hair.

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