“In Exile” and “Quarantine” – two poems by Eavan Boland

This poem may be found in Eavan Boland’s book of collected poems on page 157 and it is from her sequence outside history. It starts thus:- The German girls that came to us that winter and the winter after and who helped my mother fuel the iron stove and arranged our clothes in wet thicknesses… Continue reading “In Exile” and “Quarantine” – two poems by Eavan Boland