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Me Bonnie Lass
by Paul Berube
Tuesday, March 18, 2008
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I know I'm a day late but better late than never.



What color are yer eyes, me lass?
She whispered, Kelly Green.
They had the darndest sparkle in em,
with a twinkle so serene.

Their brillance lit me Irish heart
and lulled me Celtic soul.
Ne're I've seen a brighter pair
a treasure to behold.

The grass upon me Emerald Isle,
lacks luster by compare.
To wish the rainbow had such charm,
tis a shamrock pure and fair.

Just I and me shillelagh
with back of bent and bow,
dare ponder all the gold on earth,
not worth those eyes aglow.

Ay! In me spry and younger day,
when I but not a care,
could conjure up such pleasing thoughts,
tis truly just unfair.

Should you see this bonnie lass,
in passing Downey Street,
don't get yer kilt up-in-a-roar,
she's also got big feet.

 

 

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Reviewed by Mary Grace Patterson 5/25/2008
I love this poem.. Its whitty and whimisical!.....M
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 4/23/2008
A delightful offering, Paul. Thank you for sharing it. Love and peace to you,

Regis
Reviewed by Leann Marshall 4/3/2008
I loved hearing this one in my head--and ended up hearing my own laughter instead!
Great and fun write, Paul, I enjoyed this.
Leann
Reviewed by Michelle Mead 3/21/2008
LOLOL!!! Great last line!!! WOnderful.
Reviewed by Laura English 3/20/2008
Thanks for the welcome you posted on my poems! I really enjoyed your Irish poem! Put a smile on my face and loved the ending! :)

Laura
Reviewed by Jackie (Micke) Jinks 3/20/2008
Aye! And what a lovely ditty ye share with us, Paul, me lad. Sure ye have a bit o' the Irish wit in ye, I'm thinkin'. Belated St. Paddy's Day t' ye!
But ye can celebrate the whole of the month of March...'tis Irish-American Heritage Month, i'tis.

Micke
Reviewed by Connie Faust 3/19/2008
Well, well, Laddie, I didn't know you had it in you! I'm proud of you for this fetching witty poem! It's adorable.

Connie
Reviewed by Karen Palumbo 3/19/2008
Cute and very innovative and yes you are right better late than never because this would have been an opportunity lost to read your magical piece....

Be always safe,
Karen
Reviewed by Dawn Anderson 3/19/2008
Ah! You put a smile on my face with that last stanza! Excellent!
Reviewed by Pierre Ortega 3/18/2008
Wonderful write, I understand this feeling.

Pierre
Reviewed by Kathy Kopp 3/18/2008
Very cute, and not easy to write, Paul. This helped my St. Patrick's Day become a perfect celebration.
Reviewed by Karen Vanderlaan 3/18/2008
a day late but toatally awesome!
Reviewed by Sheila Roy 3/18/2008
Paul,
This poem surely is a treasure. Playful and fun to read. You make rhythm and rhyme look effortless! Love and Hugs~
Sheila
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 3/18/2008
Greeeeeeeeeenish ...thanks for sharing!!

Lovee Tinks
Reviewed by E T Waldron 3/18/2008
That last verse is a hoot!;-)!Love the humor, fantastic poem Paul!
Reviewed by Bernice Lakota 3/18/2008
Me laughed so hard at 'em last lines and me loves this so much!
Reviewed by Deborah Munson (Reader) 3/18/2008
"Me Bonnie Lass" poem cracked "Me Bonnie Stone Face" causing a smile and a chuckle.........wow feels good to smile. Thanks Paul, Deborah
Reviewed by Christine Alwin 3/18/2008
I did not think my feet were that big,,and hey, My eyes are brown,,,lol... Paul, I Love this, it is Beautiful with a bit of Irish Humor,, May good luck follow you where ever you go.
Love, Christine
Reviewed by Felix Perry 3/18/2008
Well maybe a day late but worth the wait, Paul ye captured the lure of the Irish girls so well. Loved it.
Fee
Reviewed by Ingeborg von Finsterwalde 3/18/2008
Never to late for a cherished memory of a "Bonnie Lass" with green eyes and no doubt golden reddish hair. Truly enjoyed this one Paul...

Ingeborg
Reviewed by La Belle Rouge Poetess Of The Heart 3/18/2008
Well Big Feet so ye say?? But aint the eyes worth it, hide them feet under tha blanket. LOL LOVE the poem Paul, so playful. A delight.
Reviewed by Paul Berube 3/18/2008
Very, very good Paul. Maybe a date late but definitely not a dollar short. I love the last verse. Had a good laugh too. God bless.
Reviewed by Gianetta Ellis 3/18/2008
Absolutely delightful!
Reviewed by Victoria's Poetry & Voices of Muse 3/18/2008
lol....cute end there Paul!

Good Morning & Have A Fabulous Day!!
Embrasse'
Vickie
Reviewed by Rose Rideout 3/18/2008
Oh Paul this is a cute one for sure and it's never too late for that bit of Irish to come through, hank you for sharing.

Newfie Hugs, Rose
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