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In Memory Of Eva Gore-Booth And Con Markiewicz

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The light of evening, Lissadell,
Great windows open to the south,
Two girls in silk kimonos, both
Beautiful, one a gazelle.
But a raving autumn shears
Blossom from the summer's wreath;
The older is condemned to death,
Pardoned, drags out lonely years
Conspiring among the ignorant.
I know not what the younger dreams -

Some vague Utopia - and she seems,
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Adeeb Alfateh 18 July 2019

An image of such politics. Many a time I think to seek One or the other out and speak Of that old Georgian mansion, mix pictures of the mind, recall That table and the talk of youth, Two girls in silk kimonos, both Beautiful, one a gazelle. great write great 10+++++++++++++++++++++++++++

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Mizzy ........ 27 August 2016

A superb tribute to two great women and their historical legacy.

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