Patrick Kavanagh

(1904 - 1967 / County Monaghan)

Patrick Kavanagh Poems

1. On Raglan Road 1/3/2003
2. In Memory Of My Mother 1/3/2003
3. Inniskeen Road: July Evening 1/3/2003
4. Epic 1/3/2003
5. Stony Grey Soil 1/3/2003
6. Advent 1/13/2003
7. Canal Bank Walk 1/13/2003
8. Memory Of My Father 1/3/2003
9. Peace 1/13/2003
10. On An Apple-Ripe September Morning 1/3/2003
11. Primrose 1/13/2003
12. Shancoduff 1/3/2003
13. Innocence 1/3/2003
14. Wet Evening In April 1/3/2003
15. To The Man After The Harrow 1/3/2003
16. Having To Live In The Country 1/3/2003
17. March 4/5/2010
18. April Dusk 4/5/2010
19. A Star 4/5/2010
20. Kerr's Ass 4/5/2010
21. Gospel 4/5/2010
22. The Great Hunger 4/5/2010
23. A Christmas Childhood 12/15/2014
24. My Father Played The Melodeon 3/3/2015
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On Raglan Road

On Raglan Road on an autumn day I met her first and knew
That her dark hair would weave a snare that I might one day rue;
I saw the danger, yet I walked along the enchanted way,
And I said, let grief be a fallen leaf at the dawning of the day.

On Grafton Street in November we tripped lightly along the ledge
Of the deep ravine where can be seen the worth of passion's pledge,
The Queen of Hearts still making tarts and I not making hay -
O I loved too much and by such and such is happiness thrown away.

I gave her gifts of the mind I gave her the secret sign...

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On Raglan Road

On Raglan Road on an autumn day I met her first and knew
That her dark hair would weave a snare that I might one day rue;
I saw the danger, yet I walked along the enchanted way,
And I said, let grief be a fallen leaf at the dawning of the day.

On Grafton Street in November we tripped lightly along the ledge
Of the deep ravine where can be seen the worth of passion's pledge,
The Queen of Hearts still making tarts and I not making hay -
O I loved too much and by such and such is ha

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