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Frederick Robert Higgins

[F.R.] (24 April 1896 - 6 January 1941 / Foxford / Ireland)

Poems of Frederick Robert Higgins

1. All Soul's Even 5/11/2012
2. Chinese Winter 5/11/2012
3. Connemara 5/11/2012
4. Elopement 5/11/2012
5. Father and Son 5/11/2012
6. Muineen Water 5/11/2012
7. O You Among Women 5/11/2012
8. Padraic O'Conaire Gaelic Storyteller 5/11/2012
9. Song for the Clatter-Bones 5/11/2012
10. The Dark Breed 5/11/2012

Father and Son

Only last week, walking the hushed fields
Of our most lovely Meath, now thinned by November,
I came to where the road from Laracor leads
To the Boyne river-that seems more lake than river,
Stretched in uneasy light and stript of reeds.

And walking longside an old weir
Of my people's, where nothing stirs-only the shadowed
Leaden flight of a heron up the lean air-

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