Daily Archives: August 5, 2017

A Fatal End? …

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The Druids of Erin, so the story goes,

Long prophesied the coming of St Patrick.

They told it in this way…

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There will come one, ‘crop-headed’

Over a sea, ‘cruel-headed’

Wearing his cloak, ‘cowl-headed’

Carrying his staff, ‘crook-headed’

The table in his house, west-lying

And all his folk to him, replying,

‘So be it, be it so…’

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