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You Bet Your Sweet Bippy

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You Bet Your Sweet Bippy

Happiness comes in many forms Remember the thrill of your first born How could you have known at the time The challenge of keeping things in line Sometimes seemed too much to bare Many obstacles, more than your share Finally you make it all the way through Hard to replace that joy you knew Now life's taken on a whole new look Your zest for living's like an open book A positive attitude goes a long long way To help you through the darkest of days Don't let gremlins get under my skin Tell them. “Get lost, I won't give in!” It can seem like the Himalayas at times Stop and think, is it worth the climb? You bet your sweet bippy it is, my friend There's nothing more rewarding in the end Than a life all filled with laughter and joy Just like Christmas and brand new toy Happiness comes in many forms Try making “happy” your everyday norm Life's done and over way to soon Live it to the fullest, sing happy tunes! © Jack Ellison 2013

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  1. Date: 3/9/2013 4:45:00 PM
    Jack, this is great work here! What a way to live, making "happy our everyday norm" - love that! And btw you have very eye-catching titles! It's an important thing to know because the title is the very first thing anyone reads.

    Ellison Avatar Jack Ellison
    Date: 3/9/2013 7:08:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Titles are most important! I'm from an advertising background so I know the value of a good title... it's what draws people in! Thank you again my good friend!
  1. Date: 3/6/2013 10:40:00 AM
    This is quite the inspirational write my friend! You have pumped me full of energy with this delightful poem Jack! I really loved reading this amazing piece this afternoon! What a masterful poem, Great Work!!

    Ellison Avatar Jack Ellison
    Date: 3/6/2013 9:12:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    You kind words always inspire me, my friend! Thank you once again... cheers, Jack
  1. Date: 3/6/2013 9:10:00 AM
    as we've always said, bud... you gotta laugh as oft as poss lest you drown in murky dross! fabulous write, me friend, as is your wont. and what's all this carrots and oats? are you hung like a donkey? lol. your bud, crud.

    Ellison Avatar Jack Ellison
    Date: 3/6/2013 9:06:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Don't know... haven't seen it since my middle sixties! LOL Thank you Mr. Crud!
  1. Date: 3/6/2013 8:34:00 AM
    Life's a roller coaster. My son is in college at the other end of the state... but he keeps calling home for financial aid... He comes home but brings a vegetarian 'Vegen' girlfriend to cook for... What cooking, I say, as I toss her a stalk of celery and munch on my hamburger. Kinda like feeding my horses of old... A bucket of oats and a carrot... LOL

    Ellison Avatar Jack Ellison
    Date: 3/6/2013 9:10:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    I'm not a vegetarian but eat very few burgers anymore since my "life style change" as Cathie likes to call it. I guess she means there's no end to it like a diet! CRAP! :) xox