Francis Ledwidge

(19 August 1887 – 31 July 1917 / Janeville, Slane)

Una Bawn


Una Bawn, the days are long,
And the seas I cross are wide,
I must go when Ireland needs,
And you must bide.

And should I not return to you
When the sails are on the tide,
'Tis you will find the days so long,
Una Bawn, and I must bide.

Submitted: Friday, April 16, 2010

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