When Wishin' in Ireland

by Twisted Heart   Mar 13, 2006


Be careful what you wish for
when you find a leprechaun;
because it is his duty
to make that wish go wrong.
Take sweet, old Mr. Finny
wished for knowledge beyond belief;
now he is a master
at the art of philosophy.
He argues all the time with those
who think that he is wrong;
all because he went and found
a little leprechaun.
Elsa was a homely girl
just a lass at twenty;
wished for love to come her way
now she's cursed with plenty.
The lads come knocking day and night
she never gets relief;
all because of the leprechaun
she found hiding in a tree.
And there's Ms. O'Malley
who wished wealth would come her way;
but now all of her servants
are stealing every day.
Their hands stretched out each morning
but when the day is spent;
they take all they can carry
from her pantry, house, and mint.
So if you come upon one
please to these words take heed;
throw a rock in his direction
and hope that he will flee.
Don't give him satisfaction
of laughing at your back;
grab him hard with both hands
and kick his little a**!

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  • 9 years ago

    by Harry Bryant

    Lovely poem and so well done, My great grandaughter is leaving for Ireland on a trip for graduation, I do think I will print it and and tuck it into her graduation card. thank you so very much for writing it Harry Bryant

  • 11 years ago

    by Bernice

    Well done lovely poem every word is so true I should know cause I am from the land of the shamrock and Leprochan
    Go Maith

  • 12 years ago

    by Marylou L

    Haha well done. i liked your flow

  • 12 years ago

    by Lets Keep it A Surprise

    Haha that was adorable :) I loved the wording and the flow was beautiful. I must see more of your work :)

    Quillx

  • 12 years ago

    by Espoirfailed

    This poem was so funny, i loved the little anecdotes within it. i think it was a really original poem, and exactly what i needed to make me laugh