I have met them at close of day

Coming with vivid faces

From counter or desk among grey

Eighteenth-century houses.

I have passed with a nod of the head

Or polite meaningless words,

Or have lingered awhile and said

Polite meaningless words,

And thought before I had done

Of a mocking tale or a gibe

To please a companion

Around the fire at the club,

Being certain that they and I

But lived where motley is worn:

All changed, changed utterly:

A terrible beauty is born…..

Cait Trainor , RSF Ard Chomhairle member, will deliver the main oration at the GPO on Easter Monday : all genuine republicans welcome!

Thanks for reading – hope to see you at the GPO on Easter Monday,



About 11sixtynine

A mother of three and a political activist , living in Dublin , Ireland.
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