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Abram Joseph Ryan

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Abram Joseph Ryan is the author of Father Ryan's Poems. (J. L. Rapier & co., 1879).

by this poet

'Twas the dusky Hallowe'en —
Hour of fairy and of wraith,
When in many a dim-lit green,
'Neath the stars' prophetic sheen,
As the olden legend saith,
All the future may be seen,
And when — an older story hath —
Whate'er in life hath ever been
Loveful, hopeful, or of wrath,
Cometh back upon our path.
I was