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The Tears Of Ireland

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It's time for me to write once more
But my mind flowed slowly of inspiration
It's May Day, as I glance around

Apple blossoms nod in the breeze
Trees bloom green variations of shade
Across the fertile country of Ireland
Then petals fall like pink flakes of snow
Our pretty landscape is still and quiet
Calm before a raging storm commences

Abortion looming over the realm
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Thursday, July 11, 2013
Topic(s) of this poem: tears
The people of Ireland are been oppressed and made to pay for the bankers and our so called leaders
imran Shah 14 July 2013

Good depiction of present day circumstances. You have captured reality in words. Looking forward to more of your work. Really enjoyed reading it.

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Chinedu Dike 14 March 2015

The effects of austerity measures, occasioned by Recession on once a common wealth of friendly people well depicted in the poem. It's a lovely piece of poetry, well articulated, nice encapsulated and penned with insight to capture the conviction of the poet. Thanks for sharing. Please read my poem MANDELA - THE IMMORTAL ICON.

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Chinedu Dike 08 March 2018

Brave utterances set aside for honest reflection. An insightful patriotic poem well articulated and nicely penned with conviction. Thanks for sharing Mai and do remain enriched.

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Siddartha Montik 01 December 2016

wonderful and keen observation of social tragedy...as it id unveiling before eyes. very patriotic and love for motherland.. Good, contrast social manipulations & Nature. Nature does it duty it has its way! thanks for sharing! !

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Savita Tyagi 24 February 2016

Bitter truth and Nature's simple beauty walk hand in hand here. So captivating! Loved it. Thank you Mai for sharing it.

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Ming Murphy 15 September 2015

Very discriptive great imagery throughout

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Hazel Durham 21 June 2015

Brilliant write, I really enjoyed this insightful write, the truth is so beautifully captured with the sadness of the same old story the rich prosper and the poor are on their knees!

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