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Happy St Patrick's Day

March 17, 2014
Posted at 10:50 pm
Updated: March 18, 2014 - 12:16 pm

In honor is the occasion, I have posted a new poem in Madam Jillinghoff's Bedroom Rhymes, titled, appropriately enough, The Feast of St. Patrick. (Update: I've changed the title to Blarney, which is what the thing is.) I wrote it after reading a few selections from the Penguin Book of Irish Verse, which were all about the Irish struggle and what it means to be Irish and everybody is named Katharine or Padraic or something. It got to be kind of annoying, actually.