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Francis Ledwidge

(19 August 1887 – 31 July 1917 / Janeville, Slane)

Poems of Francis Ledwidge

1. A Fairy Hunt 4/16/2010
2. A Little Boy in the Morning 1/3/2003
3. A Mother's Song 4/16/2010
4. A Rainy Day in April 1/3/2003
5. A Soldier's Grave 4/16/2010
6. Aarstiderne 8/2/2012
7. After Court Martial 4/16/2010
8. Ardan Mór 4/16/2010
9. At A Poet's Grave 4/16/2010
10. At Currabwee 4/16/2010
11. Autumn 4/16/2010
12. Behind the Closed Eye 1/3/2003
13. Ceol Sidhe 4/16/2010
14. Dawn 4/16/2010
15. Fairies 4/16/2010
16. Had I A Golden Pound (After The Irish) 4/16/2010
17. In A Cafe 4/16/2010
18. In France 4/16/2010
19. Ireland 4/16/2010
20. June 3/27/2012

Behind the Closed Eye

I walk the old frequented ways
That wind around the tangled braes,
I live again the sunny days
Ere I the city knew.

And scenes of old again are born,
The woodbine lassoing the thorn,
And drooping Ruth-like in the corn
The poppies weep the dew.

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