Frank Corcoran

irish composer

GABRIEL ROSENSTOCK WROTE THIS POEM FOR MY 2014 “FESTSCHRIFT ” FRANK AT SEVENTY”

Am 16.01.2014 um 15:08 schrieb Gabriel Rosenstock:

> Frank agus na Muca
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> Gabriel Rosenstock
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> Na muca a mhúin an ceol duit
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> Nótaí ísle
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> Nótaí arda
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> Nótaí nach gcloiseann na muca féin
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> Tá breis is 200 ainm ar Éirinn
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> Inis na Muc ceann acu
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> Is beannaithe í an dair
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> Is beannaithe dá réir sin
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> An mhuc a itheann toradh na darach
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> An dearcán
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> Tá tú 70
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> Tá tú ag iompú i do dhearcán
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> Mo sheacht mbeannacht ort
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> Frank and the Pigs
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> It was the pigs that taught you music
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> Low notes
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> High notes
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> Notes that the pigs themselves don’t hear
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> Ireland has more than 200 names
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> One is Inis na Muc, Isle of Pigs
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> The oak is sacred
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> By osmosis so too
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> The pig that eats the fruit of the oak
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> The acorn
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> You are 70
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> You are turning into an acorn
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> Seven blessings upon you
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