Thursday, April 30, 2009

The Old Bridge, Trim

The Boyne flowing under the old bridge in Trim with a cherry blossom in bloom.

Earth has not anything to show more fair:
Dull would he be of soul who could pass by
A sight so touching in its majesty;

Composed upon Westminster Bridge, Sept. 3, 1802 by Willian Wordsworth.

Other bridge poems:

The Bridge by Hart Crane. First section here.

The Old Bridge at Florence by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

The Bridge Poem by Donna Kate Rushin.

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