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- Mid sadness of fond recollections tonight
A yearning possesses my soul
To end the hard struggle and thirty years' fight
For[fame on Los Angeles role (?)
In exile I pine for my loved native isle,
My thoughts get full rein as they go
To scenes that were dearest, when heaven did smile
On Louisburgh in County Mayo
2I see the dear faces I loved as a lad
And long to be with them once more
A sweet, gentle mother and kind, loving dad.
May God bless them both o'er and o'er
And, oh for the friends that I left long ago -
I'd love to be with them tonight in Mayo,
In Louisburgh the place of my birth(continues on next page)Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
- Thomas J. Morahan