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Published:December 4th, 2006 08:32 EST
What Every Lucky Bear Knows

What Every Lucky Bear Knows

By Nancy Lee Wolfe (HR Development/Content Manager)

Lucky Bear Buddies
Two little bears were talking
Out near Lincoln Park today.
I eased up very softly
And heard the wee one say,

"Now, Teddy, please don`t be that way.
I know your luck`s been thin.
But the Shamrock and the berries
Will soon be growing here again. "

She soothed his head.  He turned and smiled.
He told her not to fret,
All we lucky Irish know d`score
A`fore we bet. "

"Ye can`t be sure o` much, " he said,
Nor trust ere life will be balanced.
Ye can`t much plan on d`will of God
Cause, at times, it`s not even-handed. "

What we lucky Irish bears "ave found
Is there`s calm a`fore a storm.
That things look better in d`morning.
We`ll be safe and dry and warm. "

I heard him say as they walked away,
(And you instantly came to mind)
Having friends in life means believing
That we`re lucky in double-time. "

©1997 by Nancy Lee Wolfe