Gorges, Mary (F)

d. 15 December 1911. Nationality: Irish. VIAF.
Poet. Also known as May. Father was William Daniel Kelly, from Castlepark, Co. Roscommon. Husband was Major Gorges, an East India Company officer. Died in Kingstown, near Dublin. Contributed poems to *Irish Monthly*. Author of *A Twelfth Night King. [A Tale]* (1897), *Killarney* (1912), *On Life’s Journey: Poems and Ballads* (1916). *Chambers’s Journal* ledger entry for Gorge’s poem “Waiting for May,” published on 22 March 1890, lists her as Miss M. Gorges, of 15 Royal Terrace, Kingstown, Ireland (NLS Dep 341/370). Biographical information: D. J. O’Donoghue, *The Poets of Ireland*, Hodges Figgis & Co., 1912, p. 165; Colman 129. (AC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 22
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
Waiting for May 1890-03-22 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 13133
Salvage 1890-06 Atalanta Poet 2037
The Old Home 1890-09 Atalanta Poet 2045
The Mistakes of Life 1891-12 Atalanta Poet 2169
Sonnet to the New Year 1891-12-26 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 13225
Vanished Dreams 1892-01-30 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 13230
Sonnet on June 1892-05-28 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 13247
To One Far Off 1892-08 Atalanta Poet 2208
Sonnet on Christmas 1892-12-10 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 13275
Leaves 1893-04-22 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 13293
Dream-Land 1893-08-12 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 13309
Violets! Sweet Violets! 1894-04 Atalanta Poet 2300
Brave in Death 1894-07-07 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 13356
“No More Sea” 1895-02 Atalanta Poet 2327
As It Hath Been, So It Shall Be 1895-03-30 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 12609
Wind Voices 1895-09-07 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 12632
The Lark’s Flight 1896-07-04 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 12765
Wreck of the “Drummond Castle” 1896-09 Atalanta Poet 2381
Time 1896-12-26 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 12793
Christmas Memories: The Days of Long Ago 1898-11-12 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 12736
Fairy Gold 1899-11-11 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 12592
The Old Year and the New 1899-11-18 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 12593