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poem – snake

A snake came to my water-trough On a hot, hot day, and I in pyjamas for the heat, To drink there. In the deep, strange-scented shade of the great dark carob-tree I came down the steps with my pitcher And … Continue reading

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Poem – Snake – Padraic Colum

But, Snake, you must not come where we abide,  For you would tempt us; we should hear you say:  ‘Oh, somewhere was a world was cold and spare,  And voiceless; somewhere was a Being was not  Engrossed with substance, with … Continue reading

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