"We pray to ourself. The metal moon, unspent"

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Title

"We pray to ourself. The metal moon, unspent"

Subject

Poetry--Twentieth Century--Dennis Devlin--Lough Derg

Description

The poetry of Dennis Devlin

Creator

Dennis Devlin, 1908-1959

Source

Lough Derg', in Devlin, Dennis, Lough Derg and Other Poems, pp. 1-4, here p. 4

Publisher

Cornwall Press Inc, Cornwall, NY

Date

1946

Rights

Citation for the purposes of criticism

Format

Published poem

Language

English

Type

Collection of poems

Identifier

DD_0263

Coverage

54.6083, -7.8714

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Text

“We pray to ourself. The metal moon, unspent
Virgin eternity sleeping in the mind,
Excites the form of prayer without content;
Whitehorn lightens, delicate and blind,
The negro mountain, and so, knelt on her sod,
This woman beside me murmuring My God! My God!”

Original Format

Poems

Citation

Dennis Devlin, 1908-1959, “"We pray to ourself. The metal moon, unspent",” Digital Derg: A Deep Map, accessed October 19, 2020, https://digitalderg.eu/items/show/283.

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