March 16, 2008

When Irish eyes are smiling,
Sure, 'tis like the morn in Spring.
In the lilt of Irish laughter
You can hear the angels sing.
When Irish hearts are happy,
All the world seems bright and gay.
And when Irish eyes are smiling,
Sure, they steal your heart away

My Mom loved St. Patrick's Day.......She was 100% Irish and proud of it!

Oh, how I miss your smiling Irish eyes, Mom.

Helen Larkin Vangsness
APRIL 11, 1931 - APRIL 19, 2006


Enzie Shahmiri said...


What a beautiful poem and lovely tribute to your mom!

Sherry said...

Your mom looks like a lovely woman Nancy! She must of been very proud of you!

Cookie said...

Oh Nanc - I lost my Mom on April 20th - the void never gets filled and all we can do is look forward to the reunion we will have one day!
You are a joy to my heart and I have something for you on my blog.

Dogpatch Primitives said...

Nancy, your mother is just beautiful, just like you! I sure do see her Irish eyes smiling.