Saturday, May 27, 2017

Around the World in the Good Ship DOGGEREL, 80

A doggerel series about the countries of the world.


I haven’t been there—not so far.
I’ve been to England and to Wales.
But Scotland? Ireland? I’m sub-par
And have not seen them. But the tales

I know from several friends who go,
It seems, each year. Now, one is Jim,
Whom I have known for years. The flow
The many Irish tales from him—

Just endless entertainment, and,
Accordingly, I feel I have
Been there—have seen the Emerald Land!
But his adventures are no salve

For sites unseen—for sights unseen—
And there are many now, I fear.
I wish to go where I’ve not been—
But fail to have supply of Year.

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