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The Blooming Bagpipes

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The Blooming Bagpipes

When I hear those Bagpipes roar,
My heart begins to soar.

Frozen in my tracks,
My mind wanders back.

To a piper I once knew
Whose heart was pure and true.

He played those pipes like angels sing,
I often wondered, "Where are his wings?"

Those bagpipes casted a spell on me,
And that Irish lad's face is all I could see.

I used to weep when those pipes would 
sound,
Because for the moment my lost heart felt 
found.

See, that piper is the strongest man I ever 
met,
But because my heart was immature, I 
was'nt ready for him yet.

As years pass by, this broken heart has 
begun to heal.  
Yet as soon as I hear those faithful pipes, 
my heart starts to feel.

Time has a way of putting our mistakes far 
in the past,
But I have to accept that Celtic sound will 
forever last.

So when you see that kilt and bearskin 
come marching in the room,
Do as I do 'listen' and soon your heart will 
bloom.

For those bagpipes serve a bigger role 
then i ever knew, That thunderous sound 
can only come from a select few.

And behind one of those pipes, stands a 
beautiful man, but he never notices I'm his 
biggest fan.

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  1. Date: 11/30/2013 3:37:00 PM
    Really enjoyed reading this poem!!! I have always enjoyed the sound of bagpipes. Have a great day.

  1. Date: 11/30/2013 9:38:00 AM
    Hi Bethany, , I like your first poetic piece on the site ,, A nice warm WELCOME to poetry soup. Dropping by to invite you to my latest contest. You will find the contest page on the top left hand side* -Looking forward in following and reading your poetry. Hope to hear from you soon. You will enjoy the community, we are one big happy family. (Drama & Love. LOL) ~ Take Care!! From: your new poet friend @-> LINDA <-@

  1. Date: 11/30/2013 8:34:00 AM
    - Welcome to P-Soup, Bethany ! - Nice to read your first poem here. - Hope you will have much pleasure to be with us. - Wishing you good luck - have a nice day! - (Comment on the poetry of others and they will comment on yours). - My first greeting to you from Norway. - I will come back to read more.... another day :) - oxox / /Anne-Lise :)