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My Wild Irish Heart

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My Wild Irish Heart

My wild Irish heart - what could it do
that March when into my sweet girlhood blew
euphoria to make my heart careen?
Oh, heart as fresh as clover - kelly green -
when zephyr brought its scent of something new.

The breeze caressed me; all was made askew,
for what it had been carrying was you!
Beneath my tender breast there throbbed, unseen,
my wild Irish heart.

You bridled it and then you pierced it through.
Yet wilder than before and tough it grew.
For in your aftermath, I was to glean
the lessons that my youth had not foreseen -
and evermore would pulse in me - now blue -
my wild Irish heart!

For Sandy Ivy's Go Green - what green means to you? (new or old poem)Poetry Contest

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  1. Date: 4/15/2013 6:36:00 AM
    Ahh, Ireland's loss was so much America's gain. A lovely work. - Red

  1. Date: 4/11/2013 9:14:00 AM
    This is lovely and enchanting poem. I see you had a win in this contest Andrea. There is no doubt in my mind that you have an Irish background. My mother is from Scotland. You have such an amazing talent for writing so many different types of poetry. If I wasn't so ill, I could write more. I was not aware there were so many different types. I will read more of them. Just brilliant. Pam x

  1. Date: 3/13/2013 7:32:00 PM
    Outstanding, Andrea. Congrats, my friend. Well done. hugs, Ralph

  1. Date: 3/13/2013 6:16:00 PM
    Andrea, Congratulations with your wonderful winning poem in Sandy's contest~ always*LINDA

  1. Date: 3/13/2013 10:07:00 AM
    Congrad's on your win in the Green contest, may Spring come early for you. Light & Love

  1. Date: 3/12/2013 9:57:00 PM
    I'm glad to see you made it here with this Rondeau! It deserves recognition......RAY

  1. Date: 3/10/2013 11:03:00 AM
    You are so talented and you write with so many forms that you amaze me. Another wonderful poem. love phyl

  1. Date: 3/1/2013 10:40:00 PM
    Really engaging write here Andrea, brings the uncertainty of youth to the page and the effect oflife on the subject best wishes here fo contest. "

  1. Date: 3/1/2013 2:50:00 PM
    you write on any subject, Andrea, and enhance always what ever your mind turns to...

  1. Date: 3/1/2013 6:36:00 AM
    Very very nice take on this contest theme!! Excellent energy with the last stanza. Your heart was like a wild horse to be bridled, it changed colors, and your lesson!!

  1. Date: 2/28/2013 3:04:00 PM
    love this beautiful write, Andrea. Have you really got Irish blood?

    Dietrich Avatar Andrea Dietrich
    Date: 2/28/2013 3:32:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Yes, but of course!!! and green eyes to match it.
  1. Date: 2/28/2013 8:53:00 AM
    I love everything about this. I feel like everyone can relate to this - first love, lessons learned. Penned masterfully, as usual! :)

  1. Date: 2/27/2013 5:29:00 PM
    I like the contrast between fresh green and the sadder, wiser blue. J

  1. Date: 2/27/2013 3:01:00 PM
    Wonderful Andrea . Loved it thru and thru...:-)

  1. Date: 2/27/2013 12:30:00 PM
    Bursting with lovely green goddessness~ You got it, Andrea.

  1. Date: 2/27/2013 6:57:00 AM
    Alas, a broken Irish heart. Though I am a Scot, I dig this piece. My son, Arthur, delved into the derivation of 'Austin' and discovered it was of Scottish origin. Love, daver

  1. Date: 2/27/2013 1:13:00 AM
    Hi Andrea wonderful words sure winner again, enjoyed this very expressive write, good luck in the contest, all the best Owen

  1. Date: 2/26/2013 7:57:00 PM
    A heart that was green as a bean. Was turned blue by one who's mean. Is still regal within our queen.

  1. Date: 2/26/2013 6:45:00 PM
    Definitely a winner in my book. This is great Andrea, very engaging. :) Well done- but that is nothing new!

  1. Date: 2/26/2013 6:16:00 PM
    wonderful write wishes