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A Dublin Heart
by Paul Francis Mc Cann

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The old man came down from the top of O'Connell Street .
It was sometime after midnight as the rain fell down .

We met there at Moore Street where he put his arms around me , with tears in his eyes he said,
" I love this old town"

I looked at the old man
and took up my guitar then I played some of the old songs as my fingers went numb .

The cold wind blew my song through the city, round every corner went the notes my guitar had just strummed .

The rain eased a little and the wind died down , then the old man shook my hand and very proudly said to me.

"Dublin's my city, she's hard, but she's pretty . Dublin's like the heart that keep's beating here deep inside of me "

I whispered a prayer as he walked away in the night
"God look out for that old man ,
I don't even know his name .

Heaven knows how it goes . In Dublin city there's a whisper and a prayer on every breath that ever came.

By Paul McCann

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Reviewed by Sheila Roy
The imagery in this poem pops. Gripping:)
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
nice write, paul! happy st. patrick's day to you! (it's a sad day for me; check out my prose piece, "13 years ago today", and you will see why i am sad today!) love, and (((HUGS))), your friend in texas, karen lynn. :(
Reviewed by Christine Morell
Outstanding....I love this.
Reviewed by Paul Berube
Paul, outstanding poem and story. May the wind always be at your back and put love in yer heart.
Reviewed by Elizabeth Taylor (Reader)
A moments glimpse. Well done.
Reviewed by Erin Kelly-Moen
Gracious and haunting, Paul! :)

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