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The ould lammas fair in ballycastle #O.
By flanders on 02/10/2011
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Written by JAM  (2/10/2011 7:11:21 PM)

I really like this poem. It almost introduces one fully to another culture
In that, it's a 7 for imagery and 'reality'
The advice I'd give is simply be careful not to 'overflow' cause it has some run-on issues
Keep going though, cause this is GOLD!

 

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Written by alienrhymer  (2/11/2011 12:01:05 AM)

Good poem. Is 'ould' an old spelling of 'old'? What about lammas, are they, by any chance, lamas? I feel like this style is imitating more than one thing at once (or reminiscent of), and am not sure I am familiar with them all. Only makes it interesting, hough.

ould lammas fair 

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Written by flanders  (2/11/2011 2:22:01 AM)

yes its old and like ulster scots its one of our
oldest fairs look it up youll like what you find
and lamas lol not at all,
are we still in the stone age in ireland i think so
some times,thanks for reading i hope you like
what you see,flanders.,.

 

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Written by mwhousemouse  (2/11/2011 10:22:29 AM)

Thanks flanders, as always, wonderful traveling with you. And a Black Bushmills sounds great even though it is morning here I would love to tip a few.
Some Catholics here find Jamesons the one to choose. I prefer old bushmills and always will.
Thanks Michael

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Written by Red Roses and Wine  (2/12/2011 12:49:42 PM)

would you please add the hallenge # on title.

Another interesting read.

 

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Written by alienrhymer  (2/13/2011 3:35:41 AM)

So who are lammas? And carrickferfus?

lammas 

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Written by flanders  (2/13/2011 4:10:20 AM)

anna lammas comes fromthe feast of lughnasadh'
the queen of firbolgs this fair is over three
hundred years old make it a summer break
and get youself to ballycastle,you will be a new
person,ps,thanks for asking do you like ireland.

anna'carrickfergus' 

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Written by flanders  (2/13/2011 4:16:38 AM)

sorry anna carrickfergus is a town on the coast
road on the way to ballycastle,as is bushmill's
where the whiskey is made from the bushmills
river,you can see the old copper stills from
the street thanks,flanders.,.


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