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One Man's Lofty Dream

One Man’s Lofty Dream or "Lalalaloo, lalalaloo, lalalaloo."

In a country across a mysterious, unrelenting sea,
Lived a young man, another tongue had he with lofty dreams,
Fishing on a rushing river, longing for a lovely lady,
On the deck in the moonlight, his resonant voice
Raised up to sing..

“I’m sailing yon across the unpredictable ocean waves,
I’ll sew sheepskin boots and shoes,
The designs on them beautiful to cry for,
Lalalaloo, lalalaloo, lalalaloo."

Then Paddy closed his weary eyes, his lofty dream had he,
He would make shoes and boots in a far new country,
His fantasy grew year after year, and then,
A shipmate told him of his sister, his sister a lass of eighteen.

Under the stars, a quarter moon, and swishing waves,
He whisked her to that new country of his dream, and now
His boys have their mother’s black hair, his girls his red,
And the loveliest designed footwear in his new land.

Living his lofty dream.

Copyright © | Year Posted 2018




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Date: 7/31/2018 11:49:00 PM
An enjoyable tale, Sunlite. Loved it right through.
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Date: 7/31/2018 2:31:00 PM
This sings like a song, tells such a lovely story!
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Date: 7/31/2018 2:18:00 PM
"To dream, per chance to dream!" Enjoyable read, Sunlite:)
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Date: 7/31/2018 2:08:00 PM
A fabulous narrative, Sunlite. Enjoyed reading. T.J
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Sunlite Wanter
Date: 7/31/2018 2:30:00 PM
You are so kind with comments. Thank you.
Date: 7/31/2018 11:40:00 AM
What a fun poem to read today Sunlite. Well done! :)
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Sunlite Wanter
Date: 7/31/2018 2:29:00 PM
Thank you, dear Heidi!