Music: Planxty Irwin.
By Turlough O'Carolan. Sequenced by Barry Taylor.

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Twenty is a bud that's finally flowered,
Wide open to the sunshine and the rain.
Each day's a moment of eternal truth
New rendered through the perfect eyes of youth,
The light by which the blossom is empowered,
Yielding clarities one would sustain.

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