John Montague Quotes

All legendary obstacles lay between Us, the long imaginary plain, The monstrous ruck of mountains
John Montague (b. 1929), U.S.-Irish poet. All Legendary Obstacles (l. 1-3). . . Contemporary Irish Poetry; an Anthology. Anthony Bradley, ed. (New and rev. ed., 1988) University of California Press.
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You had been travelling for days With an old lady, who marked A neat circle on the glass With her glove, to watch us Move into the wet darkness Kissing, still unable to speak.
John Montague (b. 1929), U.S.-Irish poet. All Legendary Obstacles (l. 19-24). . . Contemporary Irish Poetry; an Anthology. Anthony Bradley, ed. (New and rev. ed., 1988) University of California Press.
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And still the dog rose shines in the hedge.
John Montague (b. 1929), U.S.-Irish poet. The Wild Dog Rose (l. 81-82). . . Contemporary Irish Poetry; an Anthology. Anthony Bradley, ed. (New and rev. ed., 1988) University of California Press.
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The only true madness is loneliness, the monotonous voice in the skull that never stops because never heard.
John Montague (b. 1929), U.S.-Irish poet. The Wild Dog Rose (l. 45-48). . . Contemporary Irish Poetry; an Anthology. Anthony Bradley, ed. (New and rev. ed., 1988) University of California Press.
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