Who is Padraic ColumPadraic Colum (8 December 1881 – 11 January 1972) was an Irish poet, novelist, dramatist, biographer, playwright, children's author and collector of folklore. He was one of the leading figures of the Irish Literary Revival.
Colum was born Patrick Columb in a County Longford workhouse, where his father worked. He was the first of eight children born to Patrick and Susan Columb.When the father lost his job in 1889, he moved to the United States to participate in the Colorado gold rush. Padraic and his mother and siblings remained in Ireland, having moved to live with his grandmother in County Cavan. When the father returned in 1892, the family moved to Glasthule, near Dublin, where his father was employed as Assistant Manager at Sandycove and Glasthule r...
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Padraic Colum Poems
- A Cradle Song
O men from the fields,
Come gently within.
Tread softly, softly
O men coming in! ...
- No Child
I HEARD in the night the pigeons
Stirring within their nest:
The wild pigeons' stir was tender,
Like a child's hand at the breast. ...
- Queen Gormlai
NOT fingers that e'er felt
Fine things within their hold
Drew needles in and through,
And smoothed out the fold, ...
- Young Girl: Annam
I AM a young girl;
I live here alone:
I write long letters
But there is no one ...
- Dedication: To M. C. M. C.
They come to it and take
Their cupful or their palmful out of it.
Top 10 most used topics by Padraic ColumNight 27 Heart 21 Sea 21 Fire 20 House 20 Dark 19 Hear 19 Never 18 Song 18 Long 18
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Comments about Padraic ColumKennedymary: love that second one patricia. was it tge old woman of the roads? was it padraic colum?
Kennedymary: love that second one patricia. was it the old woman of the roads? was it padraic colum?
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Pequotlibrary: from the library's 2021-22 exhibition, "magic, mayhem, and maturity: the growth of youth fantasty literature". "the forge in the forest" by padraic colum illustrated by boris artzybasheff new york: the macmillan company, 1925 pequot library special collections
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