Cross the Celtic Sea. Are they spirits of the past calling?

Cross the Celtic Sea. Are they spirits of the past calling?

It was a misty night

As the ferry left Cherbourg

The next day the emerald isle.

My forebares left on an immigrant ship

More than 140 years ago

Driven out by desperation and hunger

And I’m on the car ferry from France

During the night the sky cleared and moon cast her silver light upon the sea

And at Rosslare the sun was shining it’s welcome.

The Irish on board were talking about how good it was to be back home

Its not my home but the blue blue sea and the emerald hills sure tug at the heart strings

One thought on “Cross the Celtic Sea. Are they spirits of the past calling?

  1. It’s been great following your travels on the Continent. Looking forward to the next chapter. Cheers Pauline and Swanny

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