Helen Selina, Lady Dufferin

Helen Selina, Lady Dufferin Poems

1. Lament Of The Irish Emigrant 1/4/2003

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  • Mike Monahan Mike Monahan (8/27/2012 12:29:00 PM)

    This poem really pulls on the heart strings. If you are Irish this is for you.

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Lament Of The Irish Emigrant

I'M sittin' on the stile, Mary,
   Where we sat side by side
On a bright May mornin' long ago,
   When first you were my bride;
The corn was springin' fresh and green,
   And the lark sang loud and high--
And the red was on your lip, Mary,
   And the love-light in your eye.

The place is little changed, Mary,
   The day is bright as then,
The lark's loud song is in my ear,
   And the corn is green again;
But I miss the soft clasp of your hand, ...

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