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A Green Isle

The dark green of her eyes matches
An island far away
That lush green isle known as Ireland
A place to see one day

There is an arched shrub lined pathway
A gate there opens wide
So lush and green the passage there
It beckons come abide

Through a gate there's a lighthouse white
A beacon that flashes
A light to guide through darkest night
In the morn refreshes  

Sponsor: Isaiah Zerbst
Contest: Irish Poems
Written from viewing photographs
taken of Ireland
The form is a type of Poulter's Measure
8,6,8,6 _the six syllable lines rhyme

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  1. Date: 2/14/2013 11:45:00 PM
    Congratulations on a very fine win, well deserved, Sara! Luv, Annalise

  1. Date: 2/13/2013 6:08:00 PM
    Hello Sara, Congratulations, :-), with your awesome, Irish Poems ... xox~PD

  1. Date: 2/13/2013 11:08:00 AM
    Congratulations on your win, Sara. Love, Su

  1. Date: 2/12/2013 8:02:00 PM
    Ireland is a poet's paradise Sara and I do hope you get to visit one day. My last trip I drove over 900 miles around the isle with my aunt and we had so much fun getting lost! We found the factory where they make toy soldiers out of pewter and ship them all over the world, including England. It was out in the boonies and we were so happy we got lost and found it! I bought a chess set made out of pewter. It is one of my fondest memories of our trip. Congratulations on your win!

  1. Date: 2/12/2013 2:30:00 PM
    Love this poem Sara and the form is very interesting and you did it so well--Contest perhaps?

  1. Date: 2/12/2013 10:22:00 AM
    Belated congratulations on your win Sara luv xx

  1. Date: 2/11/2013 8:13:00 PM
    A lovely poem, Sara! Congrats on your win! Love, Kim

  1. Date: 2/11/2013 3:21:00 PM
    Very beautiful Sara...congrats

  1. Date: 2/11/2013 1:54:00 PM
    As though you have been there. Congratulations on your win. Love, Joyce

  1. Date: 2/11/2013 12:05:00 PM
    well written Sara,enjoyed...thanks for sharing and congrats...

  1. Date: 2/8/2013 5:19:00 AM
    Green on green... Very nice. Good luck in the contest. Cheers, Roy

  1. Date: 2/8/2013 5:08:00 AM
    this poem has me wanting to see those pictures of Ireland,nicely written,thanks Sara for sharing

  1. Date: 2/7/2013 3:08:00 PM
    i do hope that you get there one day. your poem captures its beauty very well, but it's just amazing in person...

  1. Date: 2/7/2013 11:20:00 AM
    This is a beautiful and wonderful write my friend! I just loved reading this delightful poem this afternoon! You have portrayed Ireland and green eyed women in a gorgeous light Sara, very awesome! What a lovely piece, Great Work!! PS wondrous Poulter's Measure!!

  1. Date: 2/7/2013 10:04:00 AM
    Enjoyed this fresh green write Sara, nice to read your views on Eire.."

  1. Date: 2/7/2013 8:01:00 AM
    hi dearest friend Sara..congratulation for the Contest...this is a very great write.. all the best <3 :) Sk

  1. Date: 2/7/2013 7:47:00 AM
    This is much good luck sent your way from me.....four leaf clover too

  1. Date: 2/7/2013 7:10:00 AM
    sounds very inviting :)