Padraic Colum

(8 December 1881 – 11 January 1972 / County Longford)

The Sea Bird To The Wave - Poem by Padraic Colum

On and on,
O white brother!
Thunder does not daunt thee!
How thou movest!
By thine impulse
With no wing!
Fairest thing
The wide sea shows me!
On and on
O white brother!
Art thou gone!


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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, April 20, 2010



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