Daily Archives: September 30, 2015

Poem – Wild Ass -Padraic Colum 

The wild ass lounges, legs struck out  In vagrom unconcern:  The tombs o Achaemenian kings  Are for those hooves to spurn.  And all of rugged Tartary  Lies with him on the ground,  The Tartary that knows no awe,  That has … Continue reading

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Poem – Tulips – Padraic Colum

An age being mathematical, these flowers  Of linear stalks and spheroid blooms were prized  By men with wakened, speculative minds,  And when with mathematics they explored  The Macrocosm, and came at last to  The Vital Spirit of the World, and … Continue reading

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Poem – The Poor Girl’s Meditation- Padraic Colum

I am  sitting here  Since the moon rose in the night,  Kindling a fire,  And striving to keep it alight;  The folk of the house are lying  In slumber deep;  The geese will be gabbling soon:  The whole of the … Continue reading

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