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- (continued from previous page)Who built the Church and Cross and |Spires
They all have passed just like the leaves
That fall around the storm swept trees.
But their memories still with love surpass
All the glorious deeds of Aughavas.Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
- The fore-going poem was written by Patrick Kane, Tooma, Cloone, Co. Leitrim, who emigrated to the U.S.A. about forty five years ago. He wrote many poems & prose pieces in praise of his native land. he wrote the following about the county of Mayo:
My father's cottage by the moor,
Ah racing heart, go slow;
My sister standing by the door
Are memories of Mayo.
Are memories I can't live down
No matter where I go;(continues on next page)Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.