T. W. Rolleston Poems

T. W. Rolleston Poems

1The Dead At Clonmacnois

Best Poem of T. W. Rolleston

The Dead At Clonmacnois
From the Irish of Angus O'Gillam

IN a quiet water'd land, a land of roses,
   Stands Saint Kieran's city fair;
And the warriors of Erin in their famous generations
   Slumber there.

There beneath the dewy hillside sleep the noblest
   Of the clan of . . .
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