Eavan Boland


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  • Gold Star - 13,881 Points * Sunprincess * (8/25/2012 12:04:00 PM)

    stopped by to read your poetry...kind of surprised to find an empty page...08/25/2012

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The Pomegranate

The only legend I have ever loved is
the story of a daughter lost in hell.
And found and rescued there.
Love and blackmail are the gist of it.
Ceres and Persephone the names.
And the best thing about the legend is
I can enter it anywhere. And have.
As a child in exile in
a city of fogs and strange consonants,
I read it first and at first I was
an exiled child in the crackling dusk of
the underworld, the stars blighted. Later
I walked out in a summer twilight
searching for my daughter at bed-time.
When she came running I was ready
to make any ...

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