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St. Patricks' Day (2 sides to every story)

The Bad

Yeah Paddy’s Day is on its way
The time when alcoholics come out to play
Wear your green with pride they say
But I often hang my head with shame
on this supposedly great day
For every Paddy, Mick and Dick
Will be out acting the tick
A night on the town
Will only get me down
As people, their sorrows, they attempt to drown

The Good

St. Patrick’s Day is on its way
Hip Hip Hooray
‘Cos all the entertainers come out to play
The bands the floats
The clowns in their funny coats
The kids they laugh
As parents photograph
Anxieties fade
As we watch the parade
Sunny or rainy, dry or wet
it will lift your spirits on that you can bet
You can’t help but smile
at the Irish style
we laugh so hearty
we certainly know how to party
No matter what,we’ll give a good time a shot
perhaps more when there’s less money in the pot

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I liked the two sides to St Patrick's day and I could give you another one that hits me quite hard each year as memories flood my normally stable ways( No Laughing )..
I have my own St Patrick's day poem I have taken it off till next year again.
Some poems are just for the writer and though I had a few comments on mine, it of course means more to me as it is for a purpose lol.
Good to see that you put two sides to the day, ( One Day Ian One Day)
Take care and look forward to your next piece, Yours ian.T

There are a million reasons to believe in yourself,
So find more reasons to believe in others..

thanks Ian x

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