Thomas Bracken

(21 December 1843 – 16 February 1898 / Clones, County Monaghan)

Thomas Bracken Poems

1. M'Gillviray's Dream 4/14/2010
2. Pax Vobiscum 1/1/2004
3. Spirit Of Song 4/14/2010
4. God Defend New Zealand 1/1/2004
5. Not Understood 2/23/2005

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Pax Vobiscum

IN a forest, far away,
One small creeklet, day by day,
Murmurs only this sad lay:
‘Peace be with thee, Lilian.’

One old box-tree bends his head,
One broad wattle shades her bed,
One lone magpie mourns the dead:
‘Peace be with thee, Lilian.’

Echoes come on every breeze,
Sighing through the ancient trees,
Whisp’ring in their melodies:
‘Peace be with thee, Lilian.’

Mellow sunbeams, morn and eve,
Quick to come and slow to leave,
Kiss the quilt where daisies weave
Rich designs o’er ...

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