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O’Malley Was Nowhere to be Seen
by Bonnie May

Tuesday, March 17, 2009
Rated "G" by the Author.
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Oh that Rascal...but a sweet one at that!


O’Malley Was Nowhere to be Seen
As O’Dessa was walking down the aisle, her eyes scanned ahead.
Trying to get a glimpse of O’Malley with her feet feeling like lead.
For O’Malley was nowhere to be seen, she felt sickened to the core.
And never missed a beat as she walked past the altar through the back door.
Her veil blew in the breeze as she stepped up her rapid pace.
And finally arrived home with tears streaming down her sad face.
She didn’t notice her missing appliances or even the missing knobs.
She didn’t notice her brass bed was gone as her cries became loud sobs.
As she gazed out the back window, she saw a pile of chipped gold rocks.
And knew instantly, that she really deserved exactly what she got.
I should have told O’Malley the truth but I was so afraid.
And I will have to live with the consequences my decisions have made.
Exhausted and spent, she curled up in a ball and fell fast asleep.
She was spiraling down into a hole that was very, very deep.
A Little Green Leprechaun stood at the bottom and welcomed her there.
He looked so much like her O’Malley from the toes to the wild red hair.
A loud crash had occurred and O’Dessa  awoke in a flash but confused.
She heard her name beckoning her, why not, what do I have to lose?
She followed the ear-piercing voice through the house to the back.
Where O’Malley stood on top of the rocks, like he was stuck in a crack.
Her knees went weak but it wasn’t because of him holding a white flag.
It was because of the preacher beside him all shackled and gagged.
In front of them stood a huge sign that said, “This gold may be fake.”
“But these rocks found the true love of this lovesick rake.”
“Will you marry me O’Dessa, for you are the true treasure I found?”
“And I will love you forever, with no need of gold underground.”

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Reviewed by Gene Williamson 4/7/2009
Bonnie, I'm glad I finaly got around to reading the conclusion to your tale of O'Malley and O'Dessa. Knowing you, I knew it had to have a happy ending. I hope you're well. I've missed you. -gene.
Reviewed by Cryssa C 3/24/2009
YEAH! A wonderful ending to a delightful tale!
And in the end we see that the love birds both have hearts of gold...just like their creator/author.

Cryssa :~)
Reviewed by Jon Willey 3/20/2009
O'Malley found the real gold, in the heart of O'Dessa -- a perfect ending for the two of them -- great series Bonnie, I have enjoyed every single write -- peace and love -- Jon Michael
Reviewed by Sandie May Angel-Joyce 3/19/2009

You're a genius!! You can write these stories so well, and they have excellent rhyme scheme!!! Well-done indeed!!!

Sandie Angel :o)
Reviewed by Kenny Baez 3/18/2009
Ah, you're a storyteller in verse, a novelist in rhyme. You have taken O'Malley on journeys awful and sublime.
Reviewed by Mr. Ed 3/18/2009
I love Happy Endings!
Reviewed by 000 000 3/18/2009
Love bug bit the O'Malley!
Reviewed by - - - - - TRASK 3/17/2009
KOOOOOOLLLLLLL Right On Write Of The Green Day...

Reviewed by Karen Palumbo 3/17/2009
Love your graphics! Awwww what an adoringly wonderful love story and it sure goes to show that money really can't buy everything...

Be always safe,
Reviewed by Linda Law 3/17/2009
I'm glad it ended with happy, happy... :-)) You always know how to give a chuckle...and a good message as well. hugs, lindalaw
Reviewed by Christine Alwin 3/17/2009
Awww great ending....loved the visuals and was fiction right??? lol Happy St Patricks Day!
Reviewed by Georg Mateos 3/17/2009
The only one that will get trouble is Jersey Devil Ed going about arousing the "weak" sex Valkyries, O'Malley came to his senses just in time, because there is not fury like a scorned maiden.


Reviewed by Ed Matlack 3/17/2009
If he was smart he would have stayed "Nowhere to be Seen", kept to himself & didn't have anything to do with them women, nothing but trouble...;-) ed
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 3/17/2009
Yayyyyyyyyyy the leprechaun gets his lady!!!!! And (at least some of) the gold. And a change of heart. Well done, Bonnie! Happy St. Patty's day to you!

(((HUGS))) and love, Karla O'Dorman (feelin' a little Irish today, but if you think I'm takin' up stepdancin', yer mad LOL)
Reviewed by Chantilly Lace (Reader) 3/17/2009
Well done..... enjoyed this very much sweet lady...Happy Saint Paddy's Day have a wonderful and safe day...Hugsss
Reviewed by Gwen Dickerson 3/17/2009
I've enjoyed this Irish tale! Happy St. Patrick's Day!
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 3/17/2009
T'is a grand write on this St. Paddy's Day, me wee lass! Well done; brava!

(((HUGS))) and much love, your friend in Tx., Karen Lynn O'Vidra (everyone's Irish on St. Paddy's Day!). :D
Reviewed by Felix Perry 3/17/2009
Aye shore and begorah, tis such a wee happy ending it is on such a special green day as this.

Reviewed by Liana Margiva 3/17/2009
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