The Snare

Rating: 2.7
I hear a sudden cry of pain!
There is a rabbit in a snare:
Now I hear the cry again,
But I cannot tell from where.

But I cannot tell from where
He is calling out for aid!
Crying on the frightened air,
Making everything afraid!

Making everything afraid!
Wrinkling up his little face!
And he cries again for aid;
- and I cannot find the place!

And I cannot find the place
Where his paw is in the snare!
Little One! Oh, Little One!
I am searching everywhere!
Saturday, March 27, 2010
Justin Morahan 08 July 2020
A beautiful poem. Hare coursers will not like.
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ADestouche 01 April 2020
It's a cute little Rabbit in a snare.
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Brendan Connell 13 March 2020
I learned this poem back in the 60s in Mt Temple National School. Co Westmeath. I’m now 70 years old and have the same feeling as I did back then when I heard it for the first time.??
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gatis kandis 25 January 2021
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Renil 19 September 2019
Get nice
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Hasfaz 03 September 2019
I like it gonna do it for my english day competion so...nervous????
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The rabbit was suffering wow a lovely poem
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AWinston 02 April 2020
yes very lovely
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Anahita 25 November 2018
Read this poem years ago......I love it
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Satyam 22 June 2018
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Leo Dicken 06 May 2018
A really good poem by James Stephens
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Ayush 11 March 2018
Nice poem
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