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mg BS: that powerless feeling (sensitive topic) (105* d) RE: BS: that powerless feeling (sensitive topic) 11 Mar 20

Pondering this subject further, I am thinking more and more. One song that seems just over the top, written by an overwrought Victorian songstress. Give me three grains of corn mother, about a boy in the potato famine asking for just three grains of corn to keep himself alive. Well, guess is a true story. To the best of my memory, it was reported in a coroner's report in County Mayo..was somehow published in a USA paper almost immediately and a woman wrote the poem. I think there is an old tune and I think the link I will post the tune was probably written by the singer. Anyway, in the coroner's report, they emptied his pockets and found three grains of corn. So you just never know.

three grains of corn

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