Learn More

Francis Duggan


An Ageing Golfer's Dream


His great dream in his fifties is to emulate his son
Who was lucky enough to score a hole in one
Which is something in golf that is quite rare indeed
Where many do fail few can hope to succeed
A far better golfer than his son it is said
By those in the know who rate the ageing golfer ahead
Of anyone else in the local golf club
I only say here what I hear in the pub
From the local amateur golfers who enjoy their weekend game
Who play for the love of it not for the fame
As a golfer the young man in his twenties with his dad can't compare
For the father indeed is a far better player
But the father has yet to hit a hole in one
And on that score alone 'tis one up for the son.

Submitted: Tuesday, May 19, 2009

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (An Ageing Golfer's Dream by Francis Duggan )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

Trending Poets

Trending Poems

  1. As I Grew Older, Langston Hughes
  2. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening, Robert Frost
  3. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  4. Dreams, Langston Hughes
  5. Invictus, William Ernest Henley
  6. Annabel Lee, Edgar Allan Poe
  7. A Psalm of Life, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  8. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  9. Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night, Dylan Thomas
  10. Night Thoughts, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Poem of the Day

poet James Whitcomb Riley

There! little girl; don't cry!
They have broken your doll, I know;
And your tea-set blue,
And your play-house, too,
Are things of the long ago;
...... Read complete »

   

New Poems

  1. SONNET II, Sir Toby Moses
  2. Tamil on decline, Rm.Shanmugam Chettiar.
  3. A Life-Lesson, Luo Zhihai
  4. The Sunprincess, Akhtar Jawad
  5. Movement incidental, Rm.Shanmugam Chettiar.
  6. Before Storm, Luo Zhihai
  7. Fate rules the outcome., Rm.Shanmugam Chettiar.
  8. Cheap labor, Nassy Fesharaki
  9. Feed the ego, Rm.Shanmugam Chettiar.
  10. How to Stay Alive in the Woods #2, Holly Wotherspoon
[Hata Bildir]