Archive for March, 2007

In Honor of St. Patrick’s Day

Scotland Neglected

Colin Galbraith

Irish history plasters
the walls
and Celtic harps
provide the illusion
of limericks and lime.

Old men on stools
and young girls
with fools
celebrate Saint Paddy
instead of Saint Andy.

The Black Stuff flows
over four
leaf clovers,
and green and white flags
flap for Athenry.

It’s as close as they get
to their
Gaelic cousins,
Scotland neglected
for Irish eyes.

Colin Galbraith is the author of several books of poetry. Fringe Fantastic: The Poet’s Experience of the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, was his first paperback release and met with critical acclaim in December 2005. Brick by Brick was published in April 2005 as an e-book, as was Silly Poems for Wee People Vol.1 in March 2006. His latest chapbook, Poolside Poetry, is now available. Colin lives in Edinburgh, Scotland, with his wife and daughter.

He has a website at www.colingalbraith.co.uk

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