Michael Nolan – An elegy begins

MichaelMichael Nolan (b. 1950, in Dublin) recently retired from a lifetime spent in education. He was  Principal of a Jesuit Special School for nearly the last twenty years of his teaching career. He also studied Law and was called to the Irish Bar. He has lifelong interest in writing and literature.

An elegy begins

There wasn’t a mention
by any soul  of Carolan’s
ghost on a journey.
Our Harper marked time
as we waiting waited.
“Born to blush unseen”.
Glass of poteen for his blind faith,
the conglealed. An elegy begins.



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