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Poem by Louise Imogen Guiney


The Graham Tartan to a Graham


Use me in honour: cherish me
As ivy from a sacred tree.
Mine in the winds of war to close
Around the armour of Montrose,
And kiss the death-wound of Dundee.

Yet fear not me, nor such estate
Heroic and inviolate;
But green-and-white-and-azure wind
About thy body and thy mind,
And by that length enlarge thy fate!



Louise Imogen Guiney


Louise Imogen Guiney's other poems:
  1. Of JoanТs Youth
  2. Changes in the Temple
  3. On the Same (continued)
  4. In a Perpendicular Church
  5. A Last Word on Shelley


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