"The silver strands of the individual sometimes show"

Dublin Core

Title

"The silver strands of the individual sometimes show"

Subject

Poetry--Twentieth Century--Patrick Kavanagh--Lough Derg

Description

The poetry of Patrick Kavanagh's 'Lough Derg', detailing a visit in 1941

Creator

Patrick Kavanagh, 1904-1967

Source

Kavanagh, Patrick, Lough Derg, p. 15

Publisher

Goldsmith Press, The Curragh, Ireland

Date

1978

Rights

Citation for the purposes of criticism

Format

Published poem

Language

English

Type

Poetry chapbook

Identifier

DD_0251

Coverage

54.6083, -7.8714

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Text

“On Lough Derg, too, the silver strands
Of the individual sometimes show
Through the fabric of prison anonymity.
One man’s private trouble transcending the divinity
Of the prayer-locked multitude.
A vein of humanity that can bleed
Through the thickest hide.”

Original Format

Poems

Citation

Patrick Kavanagh, 1904-1967, “"The silver strands of the individual sometimes show",” Digital Derg: A Deep Map, accessed October 19, 2020, https://digitalderg.eu/items/show/270.

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