Ima Ryma

Irish Giraffe - Poem by Ima Ryma

One giraffe says to the other,
'Happy St. Paddy's Day to you.'
'I come from an Irish mother, '
'Bless her heart at the Dublin Zoo.'
'She comes from the Irish wee folk.'
'Don't ask about me pot o gold.'
Could this story be just a joke?
Giraffes tell tall tales, truth be told.
The other giraffe remains still.
No reason to stick out one's neck.
There be so many toasts to fill.
The world be Irish - what the heck!

'Twould be quite a phenomenon,
Be a giraffe a leprechaun!

Topic(s) of this poem: animals

Comments about Irish Giraffe by Ima Ryma

  • Kelly Kurt (4/4/2015 4:13:00 AM)

    Ha! Good poem, Ima. Thanks for sharing. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, April 4, 2015

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