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Douglas Hyde

(17 January 1860 - 12 July 1949 / Castlerea / County Roscommon)

Poems of Douglas Hyde

My Grief on the Sea

MY grief on the sea,
How the waves of it roll!
For they heave between me
And the love of my soul!

Abandon'd, forsaken,
To grief and to care,
Will the sea ever waken
Relief from despair?

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