Dating a irish man
This is a very fine introduction to the life and love poetry of W. The original is in the National Gallery of Ireland, Dublin.
A quality print is available from All posters and Prints.
In my memory, my parents weren't very demonstrative when it came to expressing their affection for each other.
On the other hand, when you're a kid, you don't notice subtleties such as a twinkle in the eye, a coquetish tilt to the head, or a brief brush against an arm or shoulder when putting the tea on the table.
In later years, wearing the pin began to fall out of favor as it became associated more with the IRA than with a symbol of rememberance.
Elopement was reasonably frequent, necessitated by the parents' tight hold over marital arrangements.