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This poem is taken from PN Review 178, Volume 34 Number 2, November - December 2007.

Three Poems Enda Wyley

Lucky
Lucky the man
who listens
to Monteverdi,
who walks
out the quiet lane
'Lamento della ninfa'
in his head and finds
the hedgerow yellow
with wild primrose,
the stones a maze
for the spider, the fields
undulating with ewes
and their soot-faced
soot-eared young.
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