I am home sick today, so I decided to grab this small book off my shelf. Poems of the Irish People is a pocket-sized compilation of Irish poetry printed by Fall River Press. I chose this for today as a break from my current, more intense readings. (Hey, I’m sick, so I really don’t feel like reading biography today.) I already finished part one, poems about The Land. Some of the poems hail the beauties of Ireland; others mourn the fact that the author may never see their fair land again. I’m about to start part two, The Lore. I’m looking forward to the poems of leprechauns and Fair Folk. The third part is The People. I’m not sure what poems await – possibly a few ballads about lost loves. I’ll let you know what I think when I’ve finished, and I’ll try to share a few poems with you later. Now, back to Ireland.