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Leprechauns, Fairies & All That I Need

Way back in the woods all nestled away
I found the place where Leprechauns play

To find the place I had to first find the door
Keeping it hidden is what the Waterfall is for

Behind the falls there lies a mystical cave
To scale the cliff one must be very brave

As you enter the cave these words are true
The most magical of places is waiting for you

The cave is not dark in fact it’s rather bright
For thousands of crystals are beaming with light

As you pass through the cave it is so clear to see
There are places on earth where men shouldn’t be

As I stepped out of the cave on the other side
My own amazement I could never hide

There were waterfalls, Rainbows & Butterflies galore
I felt as though I had stepped through Heavens door

As I took to the path it suddenly occurred to me
This path is made out of gold, as gold as could be

I looked at a tree stump and got lost in the spell
For the sign in front said, “The Leprechaun Hotel”

A hundred tiny windows were all beaming with light
For the sun had just dropped, dropped clean out of sight

A whole world had lit up right before me
Mushrooms were homes for Fairies you see

Sometimes in life we embrace the magic of a spell 
Mystical creatures in heaven, far as my eyes could tell

The fairies were tiny angels that lit up the night
I’ve never seen anything so beautiful and bright

Then all at once a feeling took over my soul
And I truly felt that it was time I should go

As I turned to leave I heard a Leprechaun say
From all of this gold you’ll just walk away

The fairy said, “One wish is granted to you”
“Make any wish you like and it will come true”

I explained how wealth was once all that I sought
And my dreams and wishes were already bought

You see God sent an Angel who planted a seed
That sprouted our love, which is all that I need


Inspired by a wall painting at my Dentist office
and written for my wife.

Copyright © | Year Posted 2008




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Date: 2/23/2009 5:58:00 PM
This is lovely. I will read it to my children they will love it as they love fairies.
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Date: 1/14/2009 3:30:00 PM
a very clever piece you wrote. enjoyed it.
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Date: 1/6/2009 6:22:00 AM
The cave is not dark in fact it’s rather bright For thousands of crystals are beaming with light GREAT COUPLETS AND THESE CHOICES ABOVE! GOOD JOB! AND THANKS FOPR YOUR WORDS TO ME!
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Date: 1/4/2009 6:26:00 PM
Being Irish I truly enjoyed this. Thank you for your kind words. Gerardk
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Date: 1/3/2009 4:39:00 PM
truly amazing, I am at a loss for words. truly awesome!!!
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Date: 1/3/2009 9:39:00 AM
Beyond words here, Michael. I've added it to my Favorite Poems list. If I had a printer I'd make a zillion copies ... smile ... GREAT WRITING !!
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Date: 1/2/2009 10:50:00 AM
You are very talented!! This was amazing!!!
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Date: 1/1/2009 5:21:00 PM
beautiful write. i really enjoyed the imagination and creativity of this one. - love and peace. james
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Date: 1/1/2009 10:34:00 AM
Seems you have it all in perspective now. God Bless. Vince
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Date: 1/1/2009 7:35:00 AM
Wow. Got to love your beautiful imagination and ever loving and grateful heart. And I do! So enchanting and magical, as is the love you so deeply carry. Happy new year my friend! A wonderful poem for the love of your life. Precious. Love, Shar
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Date: 12/31/2008 11:56:00 PM
Amazing what turns on our imaginations Michael.Loved this couplet 'There were waterfalls, Rainbows & Butterflies galore/ I felt as though I had stepped through Heavens door' Delightful.Rgds Brian & thanks for your welcome comments
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Date: 12/31/2008 5:25:00 PM
Thank you for checking out my blog and thats good for you.. please stop by ...god bless to you to.
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Date: 12/31/2008 4:44:00 PM
A sweet heartfelt poem. Happy New Year, Michael!! ~ Love, Carrie
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Date: 12/31/2008 4:24:00 PM
wow I really really loved this poem as I read it I could picture it so clearly in my mind you truely brought the reader into this magical place you speak of great job thank you kindly for the wonderful comments on my poem and God Bless you as well I hope you had the happiest of holidays and the brightest of a new year
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Date: 12/31/2008 4:23:00 PM
This is a wonderful tale, Michael. The ending is perfect. Such a sweet gift to your wife. The rhyme and imagery are beautiful. Happy New Year to you and yours! Love, Robin
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Date: 12/31/2008 4:05:00 PM
Wow. What a magical, enchanting, amazing weite here! Right up my alley, and more beautiful than any pot of gold. :) Your wife is a very lucky lady, indeed. excellent my magical friend, excellent! Love, light and many blessings be yours, Kristin
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Date: 12/31/2008 2:54:00 PM
Michael, you are the greatest...I read right into your heart....Bless you, and your beautiful family...always, Christy
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Date: 12/31/2008 2:49:00 PM
Can I Have the golded!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!
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Date: 12/31/2008 2:48:00 PM
Can have the gold?
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