Douglas Hyde

(17 January 1860 - 12 July 1949 / Castlerea / County Roscommon)

A Poem To Be Said On Hearing The Birds Sing - Poem by Douglas Hyde

A fragrant prayer upon the air
My child taught me,
Awaken there, the morn is fair,
The birds sing free;
Now dawns the day, awake and pray,
And bend the knee;
The Lamb who lay beneath the clay
Was slain for thee.


Comments about A Poem To Be Said On Hearing The Birds Sing by Douglas Hyde

  • Gold Star - 26,918 Points Gangadharan Nair Pulingat (4/22/2014 1:46:00 AM)

    Nice poem and the feeling of dawn in its sense is briefly told by the great poet and so very interesting. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Poem Edited: Monday, May 9, 2011


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