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Poem by Clinton Scollard


Sprays of Shamrock


 Just a few songs of her,
  Not of the wrongs of her
    Many and bitter and long though they be,--
  Songs of the hills of her,
  Songs of the rills of her,
    Ireland, set like a gem in the sea!

 Just a few songs of her,
  Not of the thongs of her,
    She that is bound, and yet fain would be free,--
  Songs of the gleams of her,
  Glamours and dreams of her,
    Ireland, girt by the arms of the sea!



Clinton Scollard


Clinton Scollard's other poems:
  1. Muckross
  2. The Spectral Rowers
  3. Bag-Pipes at Sea
  4. The Wind and the Sea
  5. At Killybegs


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