Tag Archives: Irish

Saint Paddy’s Day

     The following poem is this year’s winning entry in the 3rd annual St. Patrick’s Day poetry contest, which is sponsored by the good  folks here at poemsandponderings.wordpress.com. And, against all odds, for the third consecutive year, the recipient of this coveted award and the $500.00 grand prize that … Continue reading

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The Life and Death Of Connor Finnegan

     Get yourself a cup of tea, or coffee if you prefer, and put your feet up,  for this is a long one. First published two years ago as my St. Patrick’s Day offering it seems to have garnered even more … Continue reading

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Irish Blessing #6

     I don’t really know if this is number six or not, I just guessed. But, as Saint Patrick’s day is approaching I thought I would throw one out to get the “season” going. As always, I hope you will enjoy. Jake.  Irish … Continue reading

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A Traveler’s Warning

     Don’t ask me where this one came from, I have no idea what-so-ever. But I can picture this on a sign just inside the door of an inn, English or Irish, come immediately to mind, though early America probably had it’s share of these types of … Continue reading

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