James Stephens

(9 February 1882 - 26 December 1950 / Dublin)

Blue-Blood - Poem by James Stephens

We thought at first, this man is a king for sure,
Or the branch of a mighty and ancient and famous lineage—
That silly, sulky, illiterate, black-avised boor
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Comments about Blue-Blood by James Stephens

  • Susan Williams Susan Williams (1/23/2016 3:18:00 PM)

    That was a great ending to this piece! Made me giggle it did. I guess we all like to see nobility brought down a rung or two! (Report) Reply

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