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A small poem from Revival 23

Bridie is on her way to prayer,
past the purple bells that grace the wall,
they will not be still
raising their arms up to the breeze
that blows in from the mountain.
© C. Murray, all rights reserved.

Published Revival#23 , August 2012.

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Bridie is on her way to prayer, by Christine Murray is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License.

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‘Bridie’ is companion to Descent from Croagh Patrick, published Crannóg in 2011



  1. I love this, and I don’t know why it is except for the strong visual imagery that comes through. I can picture it so clearly it’s as if I’m watching a movie reel unfolding – so evocative.

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