The Troubles Archive is a collection of artworks from artists who produced work during and relating to the Troubles in Northern Ireland

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Bradford-On-Avon, Wiltshire, August 6th

Here is the place: Where the river runs quietly Through the cosy town, Past weavers’ cottages, church and library, Pub garden and swimming baths, Under the bridge Among the evening smells of leaves and water, From the boating steps They are floating lanterns for Hiroshima. Silently (for my Irish voice Might tell too much) I drop some money in the bowl, Take a home-made lantern, Join the murmuring pilgrims At the water’s edge. Without speech

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