Happy St. Patrick’s Day!
Happy St. Patrick’s day to all. Have fun and be safe.
You’ll find no green beer here
Or stories with a jeer here
about shamrock socks
or leprechaun jocks;
The Irish won’t get a smear here.
I pass along this fantastic
idea, not sarcastic
not as a joke
about wee folk,
But with thought enthusiastic:
Storytelling is an art
that makes the Irish a part
of words unfurled
joining the world
To one growing literary chart.
Copyright 2015 Brenda Davis Harsham
Note: The foregoing are my limericks three, to frame my respect for my Irish heritage. The shamrock is a work in progress by my daughter and I. To celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, here are few treasures by Irish authors:
While mantling on the maiden’s cheek
Young roses kindled into thought.
I will arise and go now, and go to Innisfree,
And a small cabin build there, of clay and wattles made:
Nine bean-rows will I have there, a…
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