‘Burt Castle’ © Joanne Coyle. All Rights Reserved.

‘Burt Castle’
© Joanne Coyle. All Rights Reserved.

On the crest of Castlehill,
Under an Ulster umbrella stands a stone soldier.
Fortress of the fields, keeper of crops, bawn of barley.
Steps to tower and troops.
Washed with centuries and shells.
Musket holes of history, built in Burt.

Photo: Burt Castle, Co Donegal, by Joanne Coyle

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