As night fell our finale Came as scant surprise A lamp burned in her window  But the light had left her eyes We cried without crescendo No big finish, no high note  All was seemly; sad yet civil –  A sceneless scene Noel Coward wrote...   O once I loved in Glasgow   Loved with all my heart! Yet never once that summer Did she say we'd never part Until in sly September She cried out in the night What I'd thought she hadn't wanted  As it happened I was right...
Text Copyright © 2007 Donny O'Rourke

One Light Burning, a book of poems by Donny O'Rourke in response to images by Harry Magee. Hand finished paper cover, 28 pages, 14 poems, 8 images.

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