For You For St. Patrick'S Day

I caught a little leprechaun,
quite wise and very old
and he said to me, "You have one wish,
would you like my pot of gold?"

"No thank you," was my quick reply,
"But how about another...
A gift that's truly precious
and esteemed above all others?"

He offered then some emeralds,
rubies, sapphires, pearls
and a host of other treasures
that would make your senses whirl!

As I rejected all his list
his bright eyes flashed with fire
and, angrily, he said to me:
"What is it you desire?"

I said:

"A rainbow's far more beautiful
than its' supposed treasure
and the 'rainbow' that I'm wishing for
is priceless beyond measure.

"I'd like to have the dearest friends
a person ever had
to share in all the good times
and help me through the bad...

"To laugh and sing and joke with,
love and appreciate
as we live life's greatest adventure
that would certainly be great!"

"Oh, now I know you're daft!" he said
as he ran off with his pot...
"to waste your wish on something
you certainly have already got!"

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3 Responses Mar 7, 2013

nice poem

I'm drinking as we speak,but that's frickin' beautiful....and I love leprechauns too.That was awesome.Thanks for sharing.

You may ..rum and coke.:)

and beer....just for a chaser....and I would chaser her around the rooom tonight,if she wanted me too....she being you...of

No fair.......mmmmmm,but I do so like watching you run.;)

lmao!!!!! You're freakin' adorable,you know? You know! lol

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You know on St Patrick's Day, Everyone is Irish.. Even if your last name is Mao Tse-tung