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Best Ireland Poems

Below are the all-time best Ireland poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of ireland poems written by PoetrySoup members

Premium Member The Saint Patrick's Day Robbery At Milton Creek Bank
In the town of Milton Creek the sun was starting to rise
And Jenna was planning for Ranger David a lovely surprise
Unbeknown to him preparations were...

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Categories: america, humor, ireland, western,
Form: Rhyme

Premium Member Grace
Oliver and Grace were planning to wed
At a church in Dublin on Easter day
They put on hold and chose to fight instead
For the fight for...

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Categories: ireland, love, war,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member The Glory of Green
The Glory of Green

Green hues denote the healing of our earth,
That special season of springtime’s rebirth.

Green grasses growing o’er the hillside's face,
Embracing greening trees in...

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Categories: daffodils, green, ireland, spring,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member The Fields of Athenry
Irelands' famine, England chose to ignore
The potato blight caused devastation
Michael stole corn from a granary store
To stop loved ones dying from starvation.

Arrested and charged with...

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Categories: england, ireland, prison,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Titanic
The Titanic set sail from Queens Town in Cork 
on her maiden voyage to the city of New York. 
Its sinking cost lives that they...

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Categories: death, ireland, new york,
Form: Rhyme

Premium Member Going Wild About Clare
Going wild about Clare 

     Where hills lay barren, and bedrock’s stripped bare

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Categories: allusion, beautiful, ireland,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Plato and Socrates
Dramatic prose for the pompous asses
I throw my Platos at you
If you come any closer
I will Socrates you right in the nose
Demands, demands!!!! The clowns...

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Categories: appreciation, beauty, humorous, ireland,
Form: Ekphrasis
Premium Member The Hanging
The jury was unanimous
Twelve cried out justice
It was just before the changing hour
The hanging planned for quarter past midnight or so
The moon was full, the...

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Categories: betrayal, depression, evil, ireland,
Form: Verse
Premium Member An Irish Leprechaun
There was once an elf who learnt how to brew
a full-bodied beer and cook Irish stew.
He mixed them both together
with whisky for good measure.
When BANG...

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Categories: drink, food, fun, ireland,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Taste of Guinness, Scent of Heather: a Monotetra
Sunlit days I spent on the moor
Sweet Summer heather scents allure
Bathing in waves on Dublin's shore
Aye, Irish lore       Aye,...

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© Lin Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: ireland,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Ballymurphy Massacre
Martin Luther King junior was the inspiration
For the Northern Ireland, Civil Rights association
Protests were held and they marched peacefully
The unionist majority tried to stop them...

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Categories: ireland, murder, soldier,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Michael Collins
It has often been said that empires come and go
And from the beginning of time that has been so
Empires ruled with terror and an iron...

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Categories: england, ireland, soldier, war,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member An Erin Adventure
It was an autumn day, fresh and crisp,
with a slight breeze blowing that made 
our cheeks rosy.  My Aunt Trix and I were
on the...

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Categories: adventure, autumn, ireland, travel,
Form: Haibun
Premium Member Emerald Isle
The Emerald Isle lies misty green,
an ocean's gem, a land between
the water's edge and blue of sky,
her magic wonders seldom seen.

For those who know her...

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Categories: fairy, ireland,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Isle of Innisfree
Without doubt a small isle but one of natural beauty
Such a tranquil green place, the Isle of Innisfree
Set in Irelands Lough Gill in the County...

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Categories: death, girlfriend, ireland, love,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member St Patrick's Day
The parade is marching to the beat of the drum
With the skirl of the pipes with their distinctive hum
Everywhere you look there's bright shades of...

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Categories: celebration, ireland,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Og
Located in the country town of Ennis, in the Banner County of Clare
Is the ivy clad Old Ground Hotel, and to enter mice wouldn't dare

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Categories: cat, humor, ireland,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Kevin Barry
Irelands uprising in ninteen sixteen was crushed by the state
The ringleaders were arrested and death would be their fate
Charged with the crime of treason against...

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Categories: death, england, ireland, murder,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member The Pub Ii
Inside pub steins stout magic spoke
‘neath genie wisps of bangle smoke
Brown cone cigars, deep chubby pipes
Aromatic spills to breach the night.
Music calls to muted songs...

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Categories: dedication, drink, friendship, ireland,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Seat of Kings
A stone round standing fortress crowns forever beauty
The name translated to english Grianan means sunny spot or sun temple
The land bows down inspirational the view...

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Categories: beautiful, green, inspirational, ireland,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Dear Bobby Mcgee
In a horrible dull monotone

Bobby spoke, and his girlfriend would moan,

“No kisses from me,

dear Bobby McGee

till you first kiss the old Blarney Stone.”

Written March 15,...

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Categories: ireland,
Form: Limerick
I Am So Tired
I am tired of counting the red dwarf stars in the Milky Way.
I am tired of counting the 7 years of grain in Pharaoh's silos.

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© Beryl Dov  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: ireland, bereavement, dark, death, depression,
Form: Free verse
Drink Guinness
St Patrick’s day is great
to drink Guinness and relate
how great the Irish are
at falling out of bar
in a highly drunken state

penned 14 March 2017...

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Categories: ireland,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member The Colleen Bawn- Ellen Hanley
Young Ellen Hanley caught John Scanlon’s eye
He was determined that she’d be his wife
Their marriage was cursed and Ellen would die
On the River Shannon she...

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Categories: death, ireland, marriage, murder,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Where I Live

In a tropical place, the climate
becomes a way of being.
Fruits and flowers on shirts and dresses,
breakfasts of bananas,
pineapple flavored passions of
afternoon, pathways to the moon...

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Categories: destiny, environment, ireland, life,
Form: Free verse