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Emerald Memories

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Emerald Memories

Green are the hues of the Irish Sea,
Wrapped by the grasses of the Emerald Isle;
Fields strewn with heather where you came to me
With eyes of jade and a charming smile.

The moorland grasses where we ran and played,
Washed by the briny scent of ocean breeze
That wafts through the moor like a serenade;
The days encore of a sweet reprise.

As verdant hills softly roll away
And seem to disappear in a distant bog,
I think of you and those far gone days
And reach for your shadow etched in the fog.

Your breath is the breeze that sweeps o're the green
And floats through the memories that I dream.


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  1. Date: 4/10/2014 12:12:00 PM
    Congratulations on this exquisite win!

  1. Date: 4/9/2014 8:13:00 PM
    Oh how I love this one Craig, being Irish myself, I can appreciate the beauty in your images even more having visited Ireland several times on holiday. This is going into my fav's. You out did yourself. Congrats on your deserving win ! A #7

  1. Date: 4/3/2014 5:04:00 PM
    Craig, class poem that hits the heart.. Superb Win!

  1. Date: 4/1/2014 12:58:00 PM
    Very enjoyable read. Congratulations on a great entry, Craig. Love, Joyce

  1. Date: 4/1/2014 2:20:00 AM
    congratulations Craig xx

  1. Date: 3/31/2014 9:30:00 PM
    AWESOME WIN..... XOX...

  1. Date: 4/8/2013 5:00:00 PM
    Sandra Bullock once said, Meryle Streep should have her own Academy Award Show because she wins everything. Taken as a Compliment, I think Craig Cornish should have his own award show...because that's how good he is! ....

  1. Date: 4/5/2013 7:34:00 PM
    Craig, Congratulations in Francine's, contest.. nice "Wearing of the Green" entry. always~ Linda

  1. Date: 4/4/2013 6:05:00 PM
    Much congratulations Craig...Donna :-)

  1. Date: 4/3/2013 2:24:00 PM
    Excellent sonnet, Craig. I think you got almost all the "green" words in this one. Congratulations on the top finish!

  1. Date: 4/2/2013 6:31:00 PM
    congrats on a great win Craig

  1. Date: 4/2/2013 4:13:00 PM
    A very lovely sonnet, Craig. Congratulations. Love, Joyce

  1. Date: 4/2/2013 2:20:00 PM
    Congrats Craig, surely deserving of this win. Brilliant write.

  1. Date: 4/2/2013 1:24:00 PM
    Wow, Craig. This is going straight to my faves. You are such a skilled sonnet writer. I've never attempted one before, but I think you have inspired me!

  1. Date: 4/2/2013 11:05:00 AM
    Congratulations Craig: This is a beautiful poem that captures the spirit of Ireland. Top O the Morning SuZ

  1. Date: 4/2/2013 9:42:00 AM
    Congratulations on your win with this sonnet that tributes St. Patrick and the Emerald Isle. RAY

  1. Date: 4/2/2013 9:24:00 AM
    I am so glad that this poem made it to first. You certainly deserve it!

  1. Date: 4/2/2013 4:42:00 AM
    Many CONGRATULATIONS ON YOUR CONSECUTIVE SUPER WINS my dear friend Craig! Thank you so much for sharing your great write (as always)! Have a great day! love and hugs, Leonora

    The Gypsy King Avatar Scott Howard Myers The Gypsy King
    Date: 4/2/2013 7:03:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    You are definitely correct
  1. Date: 4/1/2013 11:08:00 PM
    congrats Craig on your win with this awesome entry

  1. Date: 3/11/2013 11:14:00 PM
    wow Craig its great.....Seren

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