Full Online Books
BOOK CATEGORIES
Authors Authors Short Stories Short Stories Long Stories Long Stories Funny Stories Funny Stories Love Stories Love Stories Stories For Kids Stories For Kids Poems Poems Essays Essays Nonfictions Nonfictions Plays Plays Folktales Folktales Fairy Tales Fairy Tales Fables Fables Learning Kitchen Learning Kitchen
LINKS
Valid XHTML 1.0 Transitional Free Classified Website Without Registration Free Classified Website Daniel Company
Twitter Twitter Add book
donate
Full Online Book HomePoemsAn Appeal For Ireland
Famous Authors (View All Authors)
An Appeal For Ireland Post by :snuff30 Category :Poems Author :Sarah S. Mower Date :November 2011 Read :1028

Click below to download : An Appeal For Ireland (Format : PDF)

An Appeal For Ireland

"Cast thy bread upon the waters,
for thou shall find it after many days."--Ecel. xi; 1.


Hark! hear the cry of Erin's sons,
By plague and famine frantic;
The wail of wives and little ones
Comes o'er the broad Atlantic.

O, heed the bitter piercing cry,
That's pealing o'er the ocean;
To us, to us, for aid they fly,
As Israel fled to Goshen.

List! hear that sad and mournful sound,
It is the parent sighing;
Beside him, on the damp cold ground.
His darling ones are lying.

A nation sinking to the grave;
How thick death's shafts are flying!
The loved, the lovely, and the brave,
From want are daily dying.

They're calling to Columbia's sons,
And to her happy daughters;
Take of your bread, ye favor'd ones,
And cast it on the waters.


(The end)
Sarah S. Mower's poem: Appeal For Ireland

If you like this book please share to your friends :
NEXT BOOKS

The Little Cloud The Little Cloud

The Little Cloud
All day the rain has patter'd down, In dense dark folds, clouds hang around, The humid air is dead and still, Thick vapors veil the distant hill. But now, a little crimson cloud Beams from an opening in the shroud, Which, like a dusky pall, o'erspreads The azure vault above our heads. Our fancy, while we gaze, takes wings And flits around earth's brighter things, Then whispers in our list'ning ears, "This earth is not all sighs and tears."
PREVIOUS BOOKS

The Minister At The Family Altar The Minister At The Family Altar

The Minister At The Family Altar
COMPOSED FOR THE REV. W. FOSS, OF LEEDS. The father, still in manhood's prime, Was bowed in humble prayer; His partner, fair as when a bride, Was kneeling by him there. Reclining on a sister's arm, The babe found sweet repose; While from the heart, in accents warm, The father's prayer arose. And, fair as rosebuds bathed in dew; By morning zephyrs fanned, A blooming group of loved ones,
NEXT 10 BOOKS | PREVIOUS 10 BOOKS | RANDOM 10 BOOKS
LEAVE A COMMENT