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Saturday, September 13, 2008

I Had This Great Dream

I had this great dream that I was a poet
A man seen as worthy of literary note
A winner of many a literary prize
My success to me even quite a surprise
The fellow from Claraghatlea near Millstreet Town
Had become a figure of literary renown
In my chosen field I'd become a great name
And I was enjoying the fruits of my literary fame
At last recognized as one who could write
Verses others felt happy for to recite
But then I awoke to find it was a dream
Though real and so wonderful it all did seem
The magpie larks they were singing out pee wee
And the magpies were piping in the park by the sea.
Francis Duggan
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