Portable Gods on Un-Storied Lands
The Irish Myths Rooted in a New York Garden
Beyond the green watering can and the blue tarp that holds the topsoil,
beyond the wild violet patch that’s just past its prime,
beyond our Mother Oak, the largest tree in the neighborhood,
beyond the swell of the ridge and the river I cannot see,
… beyond all that, there lies Brigid’s Well at Liscannor, the cairns of Loughcrew, and the great Hill of Uisneach.
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