Tuesday, March 17

Happy St. Patrick's Day

Near a misty stream in Ireland in the hollow of a tree Live mystical, magical leprechauns who are clever as can be With their pointed ears, and turned up toes and little coats of green The leprechauns busily make their shoes and try hard not to be seen. Only those who really believe have seen these little elves And if we are all believers We can surely see for ourselves. (Irish Blessing) The Leprechaun is an Irish fairy. He looks like a small, old man (about 2 feet tall), often dressed like a shoemaker, with a cocked hat and a leather apron. According to legend, leprechauns are aloof and unfriendly, live alone, and pass the time making shoes. They also possess a hidden pot of gold. Treasure hunters can often track down a leprechaun by the sound of his shoemaker's hammer. If caught, he can be forced (with the threat of bodily violence) to reveal the whereabouts of his treasure, but the captor must keep their eyes on him every second. If the captor's eyes leave the leprechaun (and he often tricks them into looking away), he vanishes and all hopes of finding the treasure are lost.

4 comments:

Sandee (Comedy +) said...

Happy St. Patrick's Day. :)

Ana said...

Happy St. Patrick's Day!
:)

Kimmie said...

Hello Ana!

Happy St. Patrick's Day to you also! Thank You for visiting me today. :-)

Hugs,
Kimmie

Ana said...

I like your site.
Hugs,
Ana