Being but men : poem

Biographical and Historical Notes

Monk Gibbon (1896-1987)

Irish poet and author Monk Gibbon (1896-1987) was a contemporary of W. B. Yeats, George Russell [AE] and George Moore. He has written a variety of literary works including biography and travel.


"(William) Monk Gibbon 1896-1987." Biography Resource Center (accessed March 20, 2007).

Scope and Content Note

This is a holograph eight-line poem written and signed by Monk Gibbon. The poem was originally laid in a copy of the printed Christmas card in which this poem was originally published (Special Collections call number: SPEC PR 6013 .I23 B45x 1929).