A Fairy Greeting

A Fairy Greeting

“Themselves” upon the mountains.
“Themselves” that haunt the plain,
That sparkle through the fountains
And laugh among the rain.

Greeting! Greeting!
Singing in the rain,
Laughing in the mountains
Greet you once again.

(by Josephine Kermode, from Manx Melodies (1922); photo)

Bernadette Weyde

Bernadette Weyde

I'm a web designer, amateur historian and keen gardener and I enjoy bringing Manx history, folklore and poetry to a modern audience.

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