Featured Writer: John Anthony Fingleton

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Isle of Innisfree

I wish the wind would take me,

To the Isle of Innisfree,

Where Yeats spoke with the shadow folk,

And built a hive for honeybees.

They say the grass there has a fragrance;

And the birds sing special tunes,

While its purple heather dances,

In the light of each Full Moon.

I’ve heard say, there is a peace there,

That nowhere else on Earth is found;

As if Eden once had stood here,,

And left a piece of ground.

If I could just rest there awhile,

To find my soul once more.

Then like Aengus – cut a hazel wand –

Before I wander from its shore.

© John Anthony Fingleton  (Löst Viking)

John About the Author

John Anthony Fingleton: He was born in Cork City, in the Republic of Ireland. Poems published in journals and anthologies in, Ireland, UK, USA, India and France as well as three…

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