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Monday, 20 October 2014

It Was For This

My poem ‘It Was For This’ was published today on Chris Murray’s Poethead blog

It Was For This
  That Queen Maeve prepared for battle
by angrily shaving her armpits with a razor
  improvised from north Fermanagh shale.
For this W.B. Yeats took all that
  experimental Viagra, and waited for
the consequences to grow. For this
  Archbishop McQuaid
rolled naked through fields of Lavender
To read the poem in full see here