Thursday 19 July 2018

Raglan Lane (for Patrick Kavanagh)

Brendan Kennelly

In Raglan Lane, in the gentle rain, I saw dark love again,

Beyond belief, beyond all grief, I felt the ancient pain,

The joyful thrust of holy lust, I stretched on heaven's floor,

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