Sent: Tuesday, July 03, 2012
And after the handshake
it emerged he'd also been using
coins with her picture on it
and even accepting post from
`the 'Royal Mail'.
He's even been laughing, like the rest of us,
at the racist quotes from the Duke of Edinburgh
- as with his old age
he's somehow too sweet
to offend, like most old people.
But Martin shook hands
with an overpriced hat, and he
should put everything back the
way he found it, so better men
who delight at the prospect
of continuing the struggle;
walking around bogs on Youtube
and proclaiming violence
on Facebook, or in the back room of a pub,
wearing a balaclava
towards The Revolution,
while Ériu shrugs.
Liam Duffy is a poet who grew up and studied in Galway. He is now compiling an Artistic Atlas of
Galway, studying Urban studies and working towards his first collection of poetry. He has recently
been published Boyne Berries and the Arkadia Gazette and The Poetry Bus and has also read at the
West Cork Literary Festival in Ireland as part of a reading dubbed: Irish Poets: A New Generation.
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From: Per Fagereng [mailto:email@example.com]
Sent: Tuesday, July 03, 2012 8:04 PM
Subject: Re: Maureen Dowd: The Wearing of the Green
----- Original Message -----From: Ed PearlTo: Ed PearlSent: Monday, July 02, 2012 1:20 PMSubject: Maureen Dowd: The Wearing of the GreenWould that my old friend Brian Heran (pronounded Breean in Irish and with his last name somewhat altered), were still around to take on Ms Doud's opinion of the historic role of the IRA, in this splendidly written and hopeful piece on Northern Ireland. Alas.If anyone out there sends me a suitable response, and I hope that happens, I'll send it out. -Ed
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