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Leprechaun

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Leprechaun

Little Leprechaun 
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a mischief, laden Irish elf of Irish men quite bold one collects, inspects, golden gifts the bantam weight of gold a legend bold of many told the phantom thrills of chase the race in sight of shining gold is thither yon, the place the thither yon, abasing race for little pot of ore the tricks are slick, amazing pace …… a rich and golden store the little elf, hombre, is spiff a must to tether soul the little bantam weight is swift the little elf is bold the Irish phantom elf of gold a somber bearded man of Ireland legends clearly told a rainbow’s golden plan the Irish rainbow bows to bond as magic thrill unfolds of stories one becomes quite fond “of legends boldly told”

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  1. Date: 11/1/2011 1:30:00 PM
    enticing and fun

  1. Date: 10/29/2011 3:11:00 PM
    Congratulations on your win John. Tony

  1. Date: 10/28/2011 9:10:00 AM
    congrats on your win in the contest John, cleverly penned

  1. Date: 10/27/2011 4:30:00 PM
    Great story, nicely told. Congratulations. Love, joyce

  1. Date: 10/27/2011 10:23:00 AM
    Congrats Moses on a great big top ten win luv..

  1. Date: 10/27/2011 5:22:00 AM
    Congratulations on your win in Debbie's "Creepy Irish Creatures" contest Moses. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 10/26/2011 5:48:00 PM
    Yeah! john...soon you'll be teaching meter too..Congrad's on your win. Light & Love

  1. Date: 10/7/2011 8:00:00 AM
    John better & better daily as to meter! Light & Love

  1. Date: 10/3/2011 11:54:00 AM
    Wonderful write and this Irish elf has us looking for the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow. Good luck in Deb's contest and thank you for your comments. love phyl

  1. Date: 10/1/2011 3:02:00 AM
    Ah, 'tis greed of which you write so eloquently, John. Those leprauchans have all sorts of tricks to tempt us and make us believe there is a "pot of gold" to be found. Deb is sure to love this one! Wishing you success, my friend. Love, Carolyn (back home now)

  1. Date: 9/30/2011 5:43:00 PM
    Much much much..better! I really liked the wrap up on the last 4 lines too! Light & Love

  1. Date: 9/30/2011 2:29:00 PM
    Very great write Moses....as I am of Irish descent I am delighted with this piece! Thanks so much for sharing! Have a wonderful day! ~Mary~

  1. Date: 9/30/2011 11:32:00 AM
    I enjoyed reading your excellent poetry today Moses. I wish you a most enjoyable weekend with sunshine and happy thoughts. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 9/29/2011 7:53:00 PM
    wow Moses u have captured the essence of the contest with this wonderful write my friend.. all the great lore is incredible ..good luck luv..

  1. Date: 9/29/2011 2:45:00 PM
    Excellent write, John. Best wishes in the contest. Kim