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Derek Mahon # Eddie Van Halen # Barney

The commander in chief
Has met with corona
It has no respect
For rank or persona
Poet Derek Mahon
Walked through the gate
A list of fine poems
We shall ruminate
The vixen-like shrieks
Of piper Moloney
Aided on high
By dapper Chris Droney
Rhythm and blues
The whole nine yards
Preaching Phil Harris
And one deck of cards
Out for revenge
Devouring each rogue
Three Black and Tans
One did malavogue
White haired Joe Biden
And big Donald Trump
Eddie Van Halen
You might as well Jump
An alien came down
And raised his antennas
On hearing the tinkling
Of Barney McKenna.

Beidh mé ar ais…Sláinte.

About Tom Clancy, Poet, Folk Singer,

Tom Clancy, Poet. He is a renowned Irish folk musician, an aficionado of the tin whistle and the unique sounding, "Low Whistle". Well known as a Trad Folk Singer and International Rugby player, his poetry now speaks for itself, from the Hearth and the Heart. Facebook features more and more Poetry extracts as he nears the launch of his first book of poems. Tom is available as an after dinner speaker and entertainer, delivering the music and stories that form the soundtrack of his life.
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