The beauty of the world hath made me sad
This beauty will pass,
Sometimes my heart hath shaken with great joy
1 ‘The Wayfarer’ by Patrick Pearse
The poignant words of Patrick Pearse’s last poem, ‘The Wayfarer’, written in Kilmainham Gaol, Dublin on the eve of his execution on 2 May 1916, are simply inscribed on a cartouche of black enamel painted onto gold-pink glass, bordered with a swag of signature Clarke flowers Read More