Mai Venn


Rebirth - Poem by Mai Venn

There is a vast bizarre storm approaching the land of the shamrock’

It is brewing awhile, changing its direction and its appearance.

Unrest has become the main element of its deep, deep foundation.

The inhabitants are unhappy with the political ruling structures.

The grumbling comes next with the rumbling of the establishment.

While the administration presents an illusion of prosperity pending.

Over the poor and working classes there are thunder clouds forming.

News that looms from Europe telling Ireland, do this, do that and so on.

Makes one wonder, should we stray from the direct control of the E.U.

We were a proud republic following fighting for the rights of home rule.

Now it is as if it never happened as if we lost our memories of the struggle.

You, of our land are the back bone of Ireland should obtain our respect.

Are we going to give in to the bureaucrats that think we don’t count?

Its up to you!

Topic(s) of this poem: rebirth

Form: Dramatic Monologue


Poet's Notes about The Poem

Ireland on the brink of rebirth

Comments about Rebirth by Mai Venn

  • Dr.tony Brahmin (9/26/2015 3:13:00 AM)


    Over the poor and working classes there are thunder clouds forming.
    ARe we going to give in to profit oriented Burocrats?
    A big question that can lead to a revolution. fight against injustices in the society. a very good poem tony
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  • (9/26/2015 2:35:00 AM)


    Very explicit truths of what is going on, all that you've fought for being gradually taken away from you, bit by bit! Everyone needs to unite and stand together against any and all tyranny, or you will lose everything you have fought for! Wonderful piece of historical literature, very vivid portrait in writing! Thank you for sharing, RoseAnn (Report) Reply

  • Kelly Kurt (9/25/2015 6:22:00 PM)


    A powerful piece, Mai. (Report) Reply

  • Stephani Kievaughan (9/25/2015 5:36:00 PM)


    28 Liberty, and Freedom! is in your hands! (Report) Reply

  • Amitava Sur (9/24/2015 11:05:00 AM)


    I strongly wish that you all the general Irish citizens come out of this turmoil immediate. (Report) Reply

  • Anil Kumar Panda (9/15/2015 9:01:00 AM)


    Nice. A tricky political situation indeed. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Poem Edited: Tuesday, September 15, 2015


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