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Rookie - 68 Points (Drogheda, Ireland)

El Dorado


I have a place called heaven
Where my spirits rise and soar -
It's the chair by the TV,
When Countdown's on at four.

I have a place called heaven
Where my happiness is true -
It's everywhere my children are,
Now they're a motley crew.

I have a place called heaven
Where contentment knows no end -
It's those quiet moments with my wife,
She's my lover and my friend.

I have a place called heaven
Where there's peace, no need for sun -
It's those writing moments all alone,
Waiting for the Muse to come.

I have a place called heaven
It fits in with my style -
No expensive flights or train rides,
I'm in heaven all the while!

Submitted: Wednesday, March 12, 2008
Edited: Wednesday, March 12, 2008

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Comments about this poem (El Dorado by Joe Hughes visit joehughes.org.uk )

  • Rookie - 54 Points Lady Darjeeling (3/30/2014 9:33:00 AM)

    Hi, thank you for sharing this poem, it is quite inspiring to me.. nicely written and a beautiful topic!
    Best regards, Lady Darjeeling (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 15 Points Tsira Gogeshvili (4/18/2010 9:07:00 AM)

    Very warm poem, you are who already reached to paradise on the earth
    - also You are lucky beggar, for you have found own Eldorado..10...
    Tsira (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 26 Points Fiona Davidson (1/30/2009 4:53:00 PM)

    Lovely to read this Joe....family really are brilliant arent they...they make home heaven...10++ thank you...Fi (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Sandra Fowler (3/16/2008 8:51:00 PM)

    What a fine, positive piece. May your home always be heaven to you. Lovely write.

    Warm regards,

    Sandra (Report) Reply

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