John Boyle O'Reilly

(28 June 1844 - 10 August 1890 / Dowth Castle, County Meath)

John Boyle O'Reilly Poems

1. A White Rose 12/31/2002
2. At Best 1/1/2004
3. Experience 12/31/2002
4. A Kiss 5/20/2012
5. A Builder's Lesson 5/20/2012
6. A Lost Friend 5/20/2012
7. A Song For Soldiers 5/21/2012
8. Love's Sacrifice 5/21/2012
9. Love, and Be Wise 5/20/2012
10. Yesterday and Tomorrow 5/20/2012
11. What is Good 5/20/2012
12. At Fredericksburg—Dec. 13, 1862 5/21/2012
13. A Man 5/20/2012
14. A Message of Peace 5/20/2012
15. A Tragedy 5/20/2012
16. An Old Picture 5/20/2012
17. A Dead Man 5/21/2012
18. 406 [unfinished] 5/20/2012
19. America 5/21/2012
20. Crispus Attucks 5/20/2012

The Useless Ones

Poets should not reason:
Let them sing!
Argument is treason —
Bells should ring.

Statements none, nor questions;
Gnomic words.
Spirit-cries, suggestions,
Like the birds.

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