Daniel Bernard Kelleher

Gold Star - 7,606 Points (11/2/1946 / Cork, Ireland)

Lost Fun - Poem by Daniel Bernard Kelleher

I used to love to stroll on the beach
Feel the ocean flow over my feet
See teenagers freeze by the chill of the sea
And children jumping back and squeal

Its sad to see less people around
On beaches that held so many stories
Like Lee by a rock pool fishing for crabs
And Margaret with her bucket and shovel

Those were the days we used to have fun
Yesterdays are long gone by now
Iphones and mobiles and other nick knacks
Sadly has put paid to all that

Topic(s) of this poem: lost, sad


Comments about Lost Fun by Daniel Bernard Kelleher

  • Kim Barney (12/17/2015 12:24:00 PM)


    So true. I was once on an elevator with two people who were texting. Came to find out they were actually texting EACH OTHER. I couldn't believe it, but they just laughed about it. (Report) Reply

    Daniel Kelleher Daniel Kelleher (12/17/2015 12:35:00 PM)

    I believe children have lost their way when it comes to having fun which is sad, Thank you for your comment Kim

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  • Margaret O Driscoll (11/24/2015 9:30:00 AM)


    Yes sad that some children miss out on fun outdoors, nice write Dan (Report) Reply

    Daniel Kelleher Daniel Kelleher (11/24/2015 12:06:00 PM)

    It is indeed Thank you for your comment

  • (11/10/2015 6:29:00 PM)


    very true kids are with their phone somewhere
    around corners.
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    Daniel Kelleher Daniel Kelleher (11/13/2015 6:04:00 PM)

    Its sad to see how kids even in groups texting, The art of conversation will if this trend continues will shortly be a thing of the past.Thank you Manonton

  • Kumarmani Mahakul (11/10/2015 5:48:00 PM)


    Wonderful expression of sadness drafted well here. Interesting and wise in sharing. Very nicely penned.....10 (Report) Reply

    Daniel Kelleher Daniel Kelleher (11/10/2015 6:30:00 PM)

    I thank you Kumarmani for your very kind and welcomed words

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, November 10, 2015



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