For Edmund Joseph Berrigan

Lovely tones of mist sweep
off the channels of England
and the Irish sea ring
with the strength of a home,
from where you are and from where
you come a heritage
of an older, more final poetry
fills the breath of a new age
Edmund Joseph Berrigan
born today    across the cool Atlantic
here in America    another sea . . .
from this you have grown
and so will he




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