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Ciaran Carson
Ciaran Carson
Born in Northern Ireland in 1948, Ciaran Carson has published several collections of poetry, including On the Night Watch (Wake Forest University Press, 2010)...
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Let Us Go Then

 
by Ciaran Carson

through the trip
wired minefield

hand in hand
eyes for nothing

but ourselves 
alone

undaunted by
the traps & pits

of wasted land
until

you stoop
& pluck

a stem
of eyebright






From On the Night Watch by Ciaran Carson. Copyright © 2010 by Ciaran Carson. Used by permission of Wake Forest University Press.
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