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The Shamrock Tree

Rating: 4.6

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I've never tried to climb that tree -
The one in Mercer's Park.
It's crazy wild as can be,
Especially after dark.

Whenever evening draws our way,

And we all head inside,
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The Shamrock Tree
Saturday, April 6, 2019
Topic(s) of this poem: childhood ,discovery,fantasy,life,nature,trees,wonder
POET'S NOTES ABOUT THE POEM
"There is no glory in star or blossom till looked upon by a loving eye; There is no fragrance in April breezes till breathed with joy as they wander by."

~ William Cullen Bryant
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COMMENTS OF THE POEM
Chinedu Dike 26 April 2020

Well articulated and nicely brought forth with poetic rhyme and rhythm.

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Ruta Mohapatra 26 April 2020

Congrats Richard for poem of day! I have always enjoyed this magical poem.

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Mahtab Bangalee 26 April 2020

And when morning comes, It's moved away, And found another place to stay, ....... nature; the abundance castles for lives! every life can enjoy her lovingly; nature gives her widely to enjoy and if the enjoyer misuses then the disaster comes violently/// it's really beautiful poem; congrats for being selected as POD

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Ratnakar Mandlik 26 April 2019

An outstanding fantasy composed in an equally outstanding melody. Well deserved poem of the Day, Congrats.

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Kim Barney 26 April 2019

Great choice for poem of the day! A delightful poem!

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Bharati Nayak 27 April 2020

An amazing poem that captivates our interest - - Congratulations for this wonderful poem being selected as the Poem of the Day!

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Ratnakar Mandlik 26 April 2020

A captivating style and contents make the reader spell bound. Well deserved poem of the day. Hearty Congrats.

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Keith Brown 26 April 2020

Well written great imaginings congrats on pod

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Aqua Flower 26 April 2020

This wondrous tale of the shamrock tree is purely magical to read. I loved it! Congratulations on your poem being chosen!

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A wonderful poem that holds us spellbound. Beautifully written with compelling imagery and great rhyme. Onto my Poem List. Congratulations for a well deserved accolade. Loved the Poet's Notes.

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