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Wearin’ of the Green, Montreal, 1911

Montreal Daily Star, 17 March 1911, page 8 Poems in Honour of St Patrick’s Day THE WEARIN’ O’ THE GREEN (Revised Version) By RL Werry, Montreal O, Paddy, dear, and did ye hear the news that’s goin’ round? The Shamrock, … Continue reading

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A Pleasant Farewell, Poem, Montreal, 1911

Montreal Standard, 1 July 1911, page 14 A Pleasant Farewell He said “Good-night,” and he held her hand. In a hesitating way. And he hoped that her eyes would understand What his lips refused to say. He held her hand, … Continue reading

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Poems in Honour of St Patrick’s Day, Montreal 1911

Montreal Daily Star, 17 March 1911, page 8 Poems in Honour of St Patrick’s Day CORRYMEELA Over here in England I’m helpin’ wi’ the hay, An’ I wisht I was in Ireland the live-long day. Weary on the English hay, … Continue reading

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Poems in Honour of St Patrick’s Day, Montreal, 1911

Montreal Daily Star, 17 March 1911, page 8   Poems in Honour of St Patrick’s Day     THE EXILE OF ERIN   There came to the beach a poor exile of Erin The day on his thin robe was … Continue reading

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Poem in honour of Robert Burns, Montreal, 1911

Montreal Daily Star, 26 January 1911, page 8   The Poet’s Corner   The Birthday of Robert Burns (January 25th 1759)   Sweet in the ear of fame of yore a bard With lips a lover’s wooed the heart of … Continue reading

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Oh for a Day and Nicht in Scotland, Montreal, 1911

Montreal Daily Star, 7 January 1911, page 13 Oh! For a Day and a Nicht in Scotland At least one thousand Scots from the United States and Canada will make a pilgrimage together to the land of the heather hills … Continue reading

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Poem in Honour of St Patrick’s Day, 1911

  Montreal Daily Star, 17 March 1911, page 8 Poem in Honour of St Patrick’s Day Savoureen Deelish Oh! The moment was sad when my love and I parted Savoureen Deelish, Eileen age! As I kiss’d off her tears I … Continue reading

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