Sunday, March 18, 2012

♫I Wish that I was Irish♫

I don't know what I was thinking....or not thinking....LOL
I forgot to post this poem/song of my mom's.
I hope you will ignore the really bad attempt at painting a saucer, 
I have since figured it out.  LOL

Oh I wish that I was Irish,
And that I was born that way;
I’d kicky up my heels and celebrate,
On their St. Patrick’s Day.

I’s sport the wearing of the green,
And get others to sing along;
We’d all join hands and dance the jig,
To some dear old Irish song.

But I guess I’ll have to face the facts,
The truth I’ll have to see;
I was born on the Isle of Newfoundland,
I’m just an Irish wan-a-be.

I can sing Too-Ra-Loo-Ra-Loo-Ra
And Too-Ra-Loo-Ra-Lis;
Kiss the Blarney stone, drink Irish Cream
And sing Irish Lullabies.

Though I’m proud to be a Newfie,
And I sing old Newfie songs;
And when they strike up “Oh Canada”
I faithfully sing along.


I’ve searched and searched my family tree,
For my roots, from wentz hey haled;
But me fathers came from England
And me mothers came from Wales.

I bought myself a Shillelagh,
And I pinned my Shamrock on;
And I thought I’d found a pot of gold
When I married a Leprechaun.


By: Bernice Patterson

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  1. Oh, that's such a cute song! Darling picture, too!

  2. What a lovely drawing, I love how the writing goes around the saucer. Thanks for visiting my blog and commenting, it was so nice to see you. You can still add your green Irish themed post to my APR if you'd like, or I'd love to see you this upcoming Saturday for my second challenge!
    Jenn of

  3. @Jennifer McLean
    Thanks Jennifer....I'm am excited about participating in my first blog hop next Saturday....I wonder what the challenge will be?



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