William Allingham

(19 March 1824 – 18 November 1889 / Donegal / Ireland)

Let Me Sing Of What I Know - Poem by William Allingham

A wild west Coast, a little Town,
Where little Folk go up and down,
Tides flow and winds blow:
Night and Tempest and the Sea,
Human Will and Human Fate:
What is little, what is great?
Howsoe'er the answer be,
Let me sing of what I know.


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  • Susan Williams (12/11/2015 2:12:00 PM)


    Do sing about what you know- so far I find your heart and soul knows much and seeks to know more (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, April 16, 2010

Poem Edited: Monday, May 7, 2012


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