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Life's a Ball

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Life's a Ball

(Written to the rhythm of The Things that I Love, if you want to sing along!)

Eating black licorice and cake with thick frosting!
Not doing so many things too exhausting.
Trying out ice creams in flavors galore!
I’m always doing the things I adore.

Viewing good dramas that make my heart flutter.
Watching those movies with popcorn and butter.
Finding myself in a huge discount store!
I’m always doing the things I adore.

When it’s Christmas or my birthday,
That’s the best of all!
I always feel happy and now you know why:
Because I think life’s a ball!

Petting a kitty, curled up warm and cozy.
Doing my e-mails or writing a poesy.
Wave-running, sunbathing, down by a shore.
I’m always doing the things I adore.

Seeing God’s wonders - like sunsets and flowers.
Looking at paintings or reading for hours.
Dancing and laughing, and oh, so much more. . .
I’m always doing the things I adore!

When it’s Christmas or my birthday,
That’s the best of all.
I always feel happy and now you know why:
Because I think life’s a ball.
Yes, life is just a ball!


For PD's Any Poem contest #30

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  1. Date: 11/13/2014 8:01:00 PM
    Love this one, now I got to find the music without the words and read it with the music.Fav

  1. Date: 5/16/2014 5:54:00 AM
    a poem of exhalation Andrea often it is simple things that bring the most joy great pen congrats on win hugs

  1. Date: 5/15/2014 10:35:00 AM
    Love the feel of this

  1. Date: 5/15/2014 10:05:00 AM
    Andrea, Congratulations, on your sweet awesome poetry soup win. Love ~SKAT~

  1. Date: 5/15/2014 8:54:00 AM
    Loved this one Andrea! Hearty and very light full of life ,,, great really great ! Congrats on fine win !

  1. Date: 5/15/2014 6:01:00 AM
    Congratulations on the well deserved win in the contest, Andrea

  1. Date: 5/15/2014 3:53:00 AM
    Avoiding the sound of breaking glass I did not sing along.. I enjoyed soundless the read of you having your ball............ Dutch congrats and greetings Elly

  1. Date: 5/15/2014 12:48:00 AM
    HEY ANDREA,. Congratulations, thank you for supporting my any poem contest # 30... Take, and enjoy your day/night... LUV ~LINDA~

  1. Date: 11/19/2012 9:27:00 AM
    Did i once read a poem of yours, called "Waist watcher'" ? now i know, what your desires are... great poem though love this...

  1. Date: 9/7/2012 2:15:00 PM
    what a lovely jolly write, Andrea. Hope you can post some more of your great poems soon x

  1. Date: 12/22/2011 4:34:00 PM
    Andrea, this made me happy by reading it....great job...nice win!

  1. Date: 12/20/2011 12:35:00 PM
    Cool rhyming Andrea. Congrats on a worthy poem win. Agape, Moses

  1. Date: 12/20/2011 10:42:00 AM
    Congratulation on your win in the contest, my friend. bl

  1. Date: 12/20/2011 1:28:00 AM
    Congratulations on your win Andrea reaaly lovely. Love it x

  1. Date: 12/19/2011 8:53:00 PM
    I love this, Andrea! Wonderful! Congrats on your win, and thank you for all your sweet comments on my poems these last few days. I appreciate the encouragement. Merry Christmas. Kim

  1. Date: 12/19/2011 7:01:00 PM
    Good for you Andrea. If every one took it upon themselves to be happy it would be a happier world. Congratulations on your win. Love, Joyce

  1. Date: 12/19/2011 2:18:00 PM
    Congratulations on your placement in my "Being Happy" contest Andrea. I have enjoyed sponsoring contests this year and hope to continue doing it in 2012. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 8/4/2011 12:49:00 PM
    Beautiful job Andrea, a worthy presentation...great to see your poem in the top ten list, Congratulations on your worthy presentation. Agape, Moses

  1. Date: 8/3/2011 11:48:00 AM
    feel like singing, andie...CHEERS to you for the great win..:) huggs!

  1. Date: 8/3/2011 8:04:00 AM
    Congratulations on your placement in Debbie's "Play Ball" contest Andrea. Love,Carol

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