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The Race is Over

A Poem by Noela Frawley The Race is Over Melbourne Cup Day             November fifth 1963 Gatum Gatum wins ridden by Jimmy Johnson Mum’s favourite jockey ……………………………………………..Archbishop Mannix lies dying ……………………………………………..in his cold bedroom at Raheen …………………………………………………a single bar heater gives no comfort ……………………………………………..four months less a day ……………………………………………..short of … Continue reading