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My Lovely Lee
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It was Christmas eve in a distant place and time when all the world seemed young and free .

I was standing alone by the bridge near Parnell Quay looking far out to sea .

As the bright stars shone down in my eyes that night moonbeams rested on the river Lee .

Oh the lovely Lee flows out to sea ,
on and on like life that flows eternally .

I can never forget the love in my heart for a place called Cork down by the Lee.

As hard as it was I had to turn away and leave its now just a memory .

Church bells chimed and it was time to go. I left the place that had made a home in me.

Teardrops tumble for times now gone but every river makes its way to the sea .

On every ripple sea birds fly for home .
I sailed on from the banks of the Lee .

Cold winds tend to blow the misty memories that sometimessweep over me .

The snow melts away, then winters chill is gone but not for the beauty of the Lee.

It was long long ago that I fell in love oh but how I wish that you could see,

the stars in my eyes and the times gone by for it's lonely I am without you Lee.


By Paul McCann

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Reviewed by Elizabeth Taylor (Reader)
Nicely done and lovely imagery too.
I have relatives from Cork.
~E
Reviewed by William M. Sowman
Paul, so placid and peaceful. Your feelings for what you enjoyed come through clearly in this poem. Bill
Reviewed by Paul Berube
Paul, wonderful poem. I got such a peaceful feeling reading the fine words.
Reviewed by Lady Peg (Reader)
Paul,
So serene and floiwing like the Lee.
"Teardrops tumble for times now gone but every river makes its way to the sea . "
Peggy
Reviewed by Sandie Angel
Great imageries and wonderful memories!

Sandie Angel :o)
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