Joseph Mary Plunkett

(21 November 1887 – 4 May 1916 / Dublin / Ireland)

If I Should Need To Tear Aside - Poem by Joseph Mary Plunkett

If I should need to tear aside
The veils that hide both Heaven and Hell
To tell you that a soul had died
That once but tried to love you well
No breath should blow those veils aside.

But if I found your soul could save
From hell’s deep grave my sinking soul
Only if willingly you gave
I’d take—and then I’d crave the whole
Knowing you generous and brave.


Comments about If I Should Need To Tear Aside by Joseph Mary Plunkett

  • Ahmed Gumaa Siddiek (3/3/2016 10:21:00 PM)


    Really beautiful and sincere love with very strong Ifs. (Report) Reply

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  • (1/29/2016 8:20:00 PM)


    go ahead so we can see revelation (Report) Reply

  • Mohammed Asim Nehal (1/29/2016 3:12:00 AM)


    Wonderful, nice sacrifices to win over.10++++++++++++++ (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, May 25, 2012



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