FACING WEST

IMG_0116The grey stone gable
Is the last vestige
Of the cottage on the headland.
Nettles grow thick
At its lichen-covered feet.
It faces west
Toward the sunset,
Toward America.

IMG_0117

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6 thoughts on “FACING WEST

    1. writeejit Post author

      So true. The scars of Irish emigration–past and present–are all over the landscape of the West of Ireland.

      Reply

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