The Wee People


  • Fantasy
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  • Irish

    Poem Commentary

    A simple write about the Wee people of Ireland

    The Wee People


    Deep within the forest green

    Sometimes heard but seldom seen

    Dwell the wee people of this land

    Strong of heart as well as hand


    Their dress is simple but quite quaint

    Lasses in pointed shoes and dresses daint

    Lads in coats of color and caps of felt

    Trousers to the knee with braided belt    


    On summer nights with moon on high

    They dance and sing neath starry sky

    They boil fine stew for all to share

    Spinning olden tales with an Irish flair


    Flasks of ancient brew are tipped

    Welcomed by each thirsty lip

    They speak of gold in whispered tones

    Hidden in places all unknown


    Their origin is a mystery for all to ponder

    Some say they are gypsies meant to wander

    Some believe they are gnomes with magic powers

     Mixing concoctions from twigs and flowers         


    Whatever the truth may actually be

    There is one fact upon which all can agree

    Their lore and myth have given much pleasure

    Spawning magical stories for all to treasure.


    ©Copyright Chares Gragg May 4, 2010  

















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    jademelissa74 commented on The Wee People


    What a treat we have here! Charlie, you never cease to amaze me with the ability to craft fantasy through whimisical pieces that you possess. I love your imagination.



    Once we loose the ability to reach into our imagination than we are truly lost. Thank you.

    dahlusion commented on The Wee People


    Such a sweet, sweet fantatsy in all of its poetic imagination and creativity. Lovely!!



    Many thanks for taking the time to read and comment.

    earthly commented on The Wee People


    Light whimsical write-I'm Irish by marriage-my husband's a leprachaun-lol-Namaste...Earthly



    Thank you.

    WordSlinger commented on The Wee People


    I love this, and so true, and you have added to their existence, when your book comes out Hampton, please inform me and Maddi, thanks WS



    Your kind comments are appreciated John.

    icu2 commented on The Wee People


    Charlie, you not only are a great poet, but you are also a wonderful story-teller as well. I think you did a excellent job on this.



    Thank you Lori.

    Poetry is finer and more philosophical than history; for poetry expresses the universal, and history only the particular.

    Aristotle (384 BC-322 BC) Greek philosopher.

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