Padraig Devlin

Rookie (Derry, Northern Ireland)

Do you like this poet?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.


'Out of Ireland have we come.
Great hatred, little room,
Maimed us at the start.
I carry from my mother's womb
A fanatic heart.' more »

Click here to add this poet to your My Favorite Poets.


Comments about Padraig Devlin

---
There is no comment submitted by members..
Best Poem of Padraig Devlin

Becket

Becket

In the cathedral
I should think
of God
but instead
think of you.

The trick
that split
us apart
was yours,
my lord.
You thought me
a man easily molded.
Godliness
was not my strength
you knew.
And more -
that I would do
your bidding
and serve the Church
up to you.

The waning light
of winter
Bathes the nave
in stained glass glow.
Please, my king.
Try to forgive.
This time
I can't bend
to your will.

A door opens;
Your knaves appear.
So near to Vespers;
the end of ...

Read the full of Becket

PoemHunter.com Updates

[Report Error]