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GOODBYE DAD

Dad I know you would understand We weren’t there at the last to hold your hand We had already said our last goodbye You are now with the angels in the sky Tribute to my lovely dad who passed away peacefully last night at 7.55pm RIP Dad we will miss you Jan xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx 21st February 2015

Copyright © JAN ALLISON | Year Posted 2015

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JUST ONE MORE DAY

Rose you were such a wise lady and a wonderful friend I continued to visit you almost to the bitter end Other friends abandoned you because you were so frail But I continued visit and see your cheeks pinched and pale How I miss our chats, we’d eat biscuits and drink tea You were such a wonderful friend to me You gave me a hydrangea, its flowers a pretty blue So never a day passes when I don’t think of you If we could meet again for one more day We’d share the gossip and laugh our cares away I’ll never forget when you taught me to line dance Prancing around your lounge to songs of sweet romance You practiced reiki and spiritual healing You’d help me with issues that I was concealing I remember that Christmas party, you dressed as a Christmas pud You had me in hysterics the costume you made was oh so good Breast cancer stole you away and bitter tears I cried For we were away on holiday at the time you died Your anniversary gift in our garden still grows I think of you every day my lovely friend Rose Contest - Just one more day Sponsored by Laura Loo 12~12~15

Copyright © JAN ALLISON | Year Posted 2015

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True Friendship


 ~True Friendship~
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 True friends are really a treasure so rare
 There are not many like that who really cares.

 If you happen to have one exactly like that
 Be happy you got lucky,so toss high your hat.

 Real friends wish to share everything with you,laughter and tears
 And like finest wine they just get better all throughout the years.

 They will be loyal,honest and true no matter what you may go through
 A true friend will not hurt you on purpose and she always care for you.

 There are not many good friends around like this they're hard to find
 Better just have one true than maybe dozens that are untrue and fake in kind.

 So if you already have a true friend consider yourself very lucky everyday
 And treat well that friend with all the love and respect that(she or he)deserves all way.


 Dorian Petersen Potter
 aka ladydp2000
 copyright@2012




 February.08.2015 

Copyright © Dorian Petersen Potter | Year Posted 2015

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The Kingdom of Ghali

The Kingdom of Ghali

Welcome to our peaceful home
Where cotton candy clouds and free thinkers roam
Meet jester Jack who keeps a smile on all
Reinforced by Sir Drake with his radio wherewithal
And don’t miss maidens Becca and Charma
Who keep the Queen’s peace with their shining aura

Oh the Queen? Who is she? you ask

She will warm your heart but do not cross her
For I hear to one she decreed “I Hope You Suffer”
But here she rules fair over the azure seas
No, there is no other like Queen Eileen of Ghali  

Her admiring scribe,
FJ Thomas

My apologies Highness; this should have never been removed when I left.
It is, after all, for you ;)

Copyright © FJ Thomas | Year Posted 2015

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- Universe Of God -


When the morning sun dawns
Plant a seed for the optimism and the future

You may soon see the change happen
A change that provides physical and spiritual sustenance

A seed can change the world
In the fantastic universe of God

Plant fragrant flowers like lavender to create a relaxing atmosphere
There will be no doubt that you give them from your heart









  16.06.2016
- Sun :) - A-L Andresen :)
  (unrhymed couplets)
  Copyright © All Rights Reserved

Copyright © Sunshine Smile | Year Posted 2016

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Beautiful Masterpiece (Tribute to Elaine George's "Violin")

As I read the words my heart started to sing
For you had gave emotion to a non living thing

I can't ever remember feeling quite that way
I could hear the music that she used to play

I could feel her heart through the tears I cried
As I read the part where her Maestro had died

I imagined her there in her Rosewood Bed
Reading the most beautiful poem I’ve read

Velvet to her back with her bow at her side
Remembering the joy before Maestro died

She loved how his bow manipulated her strings
Together they were the most beautiful of things

What’s the only poem to ever hang in my den?
Elaine’s beautiful masterpiece titled, "Violin"



Inspired by Tracy's wonderful idea for
a contest and Elaine's beautiful Poem.

Copyright © Michael Jordan | Year Posted 2008

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Time to Remember

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In the pauper's field, the wild cornflowers bloomed,
nature's timeless blessing on those entombed.

Copyright © Reason A. Poteet | Year Posted 2012

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The Darkness at Noon

The Darkness at Noon


Taps -  echo hollowly
over the grey stones,

acrid odor of gunpowder
stings all memory,

flag, creased, folded,
presented.

A last salute.
A darkness at noon.


John G. Lawless
4/22/2014

Copyright © John lawless | Year Posted 2014

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This Empty Guitar

A black Stetson waits in your chair
Dust now follows sunbeams in the air

Life's lessons remain in this place
Death's reach can't erase your face

Smoke rings and laughter linger here
Ghostly melodies drift where they dare

Distant guitar strings echo and cry
Trapped, untouched now...where they lie

A bird's song gets lost in the breeze
Love's magic...fades in dreams

Songs we sang before, haven't changed
Souls however, seem re-arranged

Oh, won't you please join me again
Let your wondrous music begin

This empty guitar and silence...an odd pair
A black Stetson waits in your chair

(c) Donna Jones

Copyright © Donna Jones | Year Posted 2016

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MY TRIBUTE TO ANNE-LISE, POET DESTROYER AND SKAT

When I joined soup they rolled out the welcome mat Anne-Lise, Poet Destroyer and her lovely sister Skat I felt so excited that my poem had been read - As the idea of posting had filled me with dread! They all work so hard to build a community To welcome new people who write poetry There are many other people I would love to mention But I’ve only ten lines; Andrea won’t give an extension! Thank you to all who have helped me on my way And with luck I may write a decent poem one day! Contest Community Builders Free for all contest Sponsored by Andrea Dietrich 10~23~16

Copyright © JAN ALLISON | Year Posted 2016

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Tribute to TEN GREAT Community Builders

The One who remains Silent speaks volumes in his words- while dear John Hamilton reminds me of my faith when unheard. Sweet Sandra expresses great heartfelt depth in her rhymes- while the lovely Eve's pen creates magical sunshine. Lovely Alexis never ceases to amaze me with her adoration- while Robert Lindley writes beautiful sonnets form sincere creation. Phillip Garcia holds such romanticism in his beating heart- while Ms. Mystic Rosie has been a loving friend from the start. Dear DT reminds me there are genuine people on the soup- and lovely CayCay brings benediction to our fellow poet group. I am paying tribute to these 10 great poets and friends of mine: 1. Silent One 2. John Hamilton 3. Sandra Haight 4. Eve Roper 5. Alexis Y 6. Robert Lindley 7. Phillip Garcia 8. Mystic Rose 9. Daniel Turner 10. CayCay Jennings Community Builders Free for All Tribute - Poetry Contest October 23, 2016

Copyright © Laura Loo | Year Posted 2016

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P B and J

When I think of famous duos, these two come to mind
No, it's not two lovers , nothing of the kind

No famous stars strolling down a red carpet walk
Reporters following them, hoping for tomorrow's gossip talk

But they've been around to feed us a quick meal in a bind
Or to eat just for fun and they come in more than one kind

First those two fresh pieces of white wonder bread
Creamy peanut butter onto each one is carefully spread

Next choose the jelly - grape is usually mine
But there is also strawberry, apple and many others are fine

Put it all together with jelly dripping down your chin
A big glass of cold milk, let the feast begin!

Yes, I think this duo is one worth the mention
Although, it might not get all that very much attention

©Donna Jones



Copyright © Donna Jones | Year Posted 2013

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What A Friend Should Be (A tribute to John Barns)

My friend John Barnes is as special as can be.
When it comes to friends God sure blessed me.

There are some things we lose, while others we win.
Some games we play lead us into sin.

I’ve have been lucky enough without any doubt.
I have a friend who always helps me out.

He drove across the state to find me on the roam.
Said, “get into the car I’m taking you home.”

He never once asked for a thing or questioned me.
I reckon that’s how a good friend should be.

We worked together off and on, our entire life.
I’m on number eight, John’s with the same wife.

John and Lisa have most certainly had their fights.
In the end they always do what is right.

Work it out, stay together, never giving up.
Realizing they already have a full cup.

They have raised all their kids, which should include me.
I reckon that’s how a parent should be.

John’s not really my dad but he is my brother.
He’s a friend to the end like no other.

A perfect example of what a friend should be.
That’s what John Barnes has always been for me.

From the start of the game to the end of the show,
John’s been the friend who has never let go.

He has stood by my side through thick and thin.
I’m very proud to be a friend to him.

Through the love of my friend I was able to see.
This is exactly what a friend should be.

You guys know that twinkle that you see in a star.
When it comes to life that’s what good friends are.


John Barn's is my best friend. Him and I met in the Oilfields outside 
of Bakersfield where he still resides. We worked together on many
different jobs together over the years operating heavy equipment. I
reckon I was about 20 years old when I first met John and Lisa, his 
wife. I haven't had 8 wives but I have 3 had wives and 5 significant 
others during the time we have all known each other. I'm very lucky,
as well as, very proud to have had them in my life. We may not be
blood but we are family. Several times in my life they have opened
their home and helped me. Never asking for a thing or questioning my
behavior. Of course, them I would never disrespect. Not even in my worst 
days. In fact, I never was a disrespectful or rude person. I just had bad
habits. I wrote this in honor of them but it is how I feel about all of my 
friends. You guys all shine in my eyes. God Bless, mj

Copyright © Michael Jordan | Year Posted 2010

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Dear Mom

~Dear Mom~ (Couplet) Mom,I miss your smiling face Your loving voice and embrace You're considerate and kind You are everyday in my mind Dear mom, it's you I do miss I send you a hug and a kiss You give me your tender love Which comes from God above I can't ever thank you enough For all the love you've shown me Grateful for all the things Through the years you've given me Dear mom, I miss your loving face No other love can ever take your place. Dorian Petersen Potter aka ladydp2000 copyright@2015
May.10.2015 This is a heartfelt Mothers Day dedication to my very dear Mum and all the Moms in the world:)

Copyright © Dorian Petersen Potter | Year Posted 2015

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Goodbye Granddad

Gravity pulls my tears into pools.
Im sinking in sorrow -emotional fuels. 

Just turn back the time, I just want a moment. 
To say goodbye once, to cherish and own it. 

I loved my granddad - a man more than great.
Paired with my Granny as the perfect mate. 

A montage of memories that rush my soul.
My eyes fill with tears, I'm losing control. 

Just keep it together, it's what he would want. 
They all say the same, but I stand in front. 

Happiness swells, yet sadness prevails.
Like Christ on the cross, with hands full of nails. 

Life has a reason, and death isn't treason.
-It's moving on up.. A lifetime's a season. 

I look to the sky and say my goodbye.
The time won't turn back, I gave it a try. 

I close my eyes and imagine this-
Paradise in a place full of bliss. 

World peace in a piece of the world.
Without loss and bombs never hurled. 

Snow that falls that doesn't freeze.
Sun that shines that doesn't cease. 

A land where "The forever" is real.
A scene where the sick always heal.

Life with infinite love, like gusts in the wind.
Two little doves, with eternities to spend. 

God has a plan, fool-proof to the core. 
Now Granddad's with him, a reward of much more. 

-Yours Truly

Copyright © Yours Truly | Year Posted 2013

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A Tribute To My Sister

I had a little sister
Who grew up to be my friend
I thought we'd always be together
Until the very end
We shared so many memories 
Of times we were young and carefree
Even though she is no longer here
She'll always be with me
Day after day year after year
I will always remember her with a whole lot of laughter
And few little tears

Copyright © Veronica Aicher | Year Posted 2013

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POETRY SOUP - FUNNIEST POETS

Oh how I love to read poems by Viv Wigley He has me in hysterics and makes me go giggly Ilene Bauer has a wonderful wit Her clever humour is a real smash hit Jack Ellison pens many a funny line Makes me laugh, his humour is divine John Wulf tributicks make me smile He has a wonderful amusing style Lindsay Laurie is an amusing guy His hilarious poems catch my eye Maurice Rigoler is a very funny man I read his clever poems whenever I can Jerry T Curtis I find is very funny If he wrote a book he’d make lots of money Darren Watson brings a smile to my face His British sense of humour I think is ace I cannot fail to mention the fabulous Arthur Vaso He paints with funny words far better than Picasso! Limericks are the forte of Duke Beaufort These clever 5 line poems are my favourite sort There are many other poets that I love to read But humourous poets are my favourite breed Contest:- Who are those funny Poets Sponsor:- Judy Konos 13th November 2015

Copyright © JAN ALLISON | Year Posted 2015

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Unicorn of the Sea

Our unicorn of sea, we solved your mystery. Of Arctic Ocean fame, you are Narwhal by name. So long your secret kept; world fascination crept about tusk's sensor nerves and purposes it serves: ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ -way to communicate- -helps you to find a mate- -a perfect sword to joust- -your enemy to oust- -measures temperature- -safe water space ensure- -and water pressure too- -it gauges to get through- -long pick to break the ice- -much-needed sharp device- -pinpoint your waiting prey- -in sensory-based way- -can measure out at sea- -salt level's guarantee- -our strange sea unicorn- -you use your tusk-like horn- -survival tool evolved- -but is your puzzle solved?- ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Our unicorn of sea deep ocean mystery you are Narwhal by name...of Arctic Ocean fame. | N A R W H A L | | | Sandra M. Haight ~4th Place~ Contest: Impress Me With a Narwhal Poem Sponsor: Skat A Judged: 10/27/2015 ~NA~ Contest: To a... Sponsor: David Lindsay Judged: 07/22/2016
NOTE: A Narwhal tusk is really a tooth that grows long like a tusk. Recent findings proved that a Narwhal's tusk has many sensory nerves on the outside and the enamel part is in the center – the opposite of most mammals' teeth. Some scientists say that these nerves can sense or do all the things I list in my poem. Some say that they are not sure. So, it is not finally decided yet.

Copyright © Sandra Haight | Year Posted 2015

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WHEN ROY SANG

A song came on the jukebox and we listened with intent
He sang "Only The Lonely" with a voice that was heaven sent
I was only in eighth grade, a few years from being a man
There was "Blue Angel" and "I'm Hurtin' " and I became a die hard fan
We'd go downtown to the Coffee Cup to hang out and have some fun
Play some music and have a soda, "Running Scared" was number one
"Crying" is still a favorite, played "Candy Man" and "Dream Baby" so loud
I was mesmerized the first time I heard Roy Orbison sing "The Crowd"
There was "Evergreen", Working For The Man" and "Leah" in the year of 62
"In Dreams" , "Falling" , "Distant Drums" and I still love "Blue Bayou"
Roy rocked the house with "Mean Woman Blues"
"What'd I Say" made us put on our dancing shoes
"Indian Summer", "Indian Wedding", "She Wears My Ring"
"Oh Pretty Woman", "It's Over", "Goodnight" Roy would sing
When Roy sang "Lana" it would tear you apart
Don't forget "Breakin' Up is Breakin' My Heart"
When Roy sang, you didn't know which song to choose
He'd make you rock, make you cry, make you feel the blues
When Roy sang, he'd put a smile on your face
When Roy sang, the world seemed a better place.

Tribute to the greatest, bar none, singer song writer of all time.

Copyright © Vince Suzadail Jr. | Year Posted 2014

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Cactus Heart

You would assume I am thirsty in this dire heat,
Or that my needles would cause others to quickly retreat,
You would conclude that my flowers were only for show
Or that if someone didn’t water me I would never grow,
But what you don’t see in plain eye sight
Is that I am flourishing with waters of integrity and might,
Under these thorns you call choked up defenses
Breeds the strength to survive all forms and pretenses,
To you I require little maintenance… but I know better,
I know how to absorb all I need in good and bad weather,
For I was strategically placed in this atmosphere,
All I need dwells in my structure enabling me to stay clear
Of beasts that lurk when sandstorms arise,
When mirages start to mesmerize,
When signs and wonders appear in fallen skies,
And soldiers forget to break ancient soul ties,
I stand my post and flaunt my spikes,
A cactus heart survives all flights.

By: Sabina Nicole
Written: In a Very dry Place
Contest: Forgot

Copyright © Sabina Nicole | Year Posted 2012

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Tribute to Tommy Cat

Oh Tommy cat, precious little guy,
You knew we came to say good-bye.

Our hands reached out to stroke your fur.
We all knew what would soon occur,

That you would have a lasting sleep,
And in our hearts your love we'd keep.

For fourteen years you were at home,
Brought joy and love where you did roam,

Waiting to greet us at the door
As soon as our feet touched the floor.

Oh yes, how we felt your sweet love,
And soon you'll watch us from above.

They laid you in my arms until
That shot relieved you of your will.

Still, in in my arms, you lay asleep,
Kitty heaven where angels keep.

I asked my aunt who loved cats so
To come to greet you when you go.

She heard me, this is how I know.
Overhead was a huge rainbow. . !

February 23, 2016

Furry Friend Contest
Sponsor Royal T.

Copyright © Connie Marcum Wong | Year Posted 2016

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Dreams

Sweet dreams are found, in the purple sheen
Of a lady's skin, where egg and seed convene

On the darkest night, or upon a foggy shore
Moon, stars guide you, to where Angels soar

Earths sky's the canvas, for thoughts to explore
Without obligatory words, you can create the decor

Find sweet dreams, passion and lust will overwhelm
Choose your words carefully, as your taking the helm

As you Paint your thoughts, in words, time can't erase
Bodies and souls will entwine, a willing lovers embrace

Moon sinks into earth's horizon, as your picture's seen
The formula for sweet dreams, is at the geometric mean

Copyright © Tom Larrow | Year Posted 2013

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A Tribute to Jack Russel

He was graced with long life as the work he required,
A present flame, aft he retired,
He deepened the souls that sat before him,
And made them express with written decorum.
He read their assignments with special attention
That challenged and called forth youth's finest rendition. 
He opened the door to a life well read,
His students entangled in Baalat's web.

Gazing back through the specularium of time 
One saw an intellect so immensely fine
That it slightly abashed those of higher grade,
His light joining their lights where others fade.
Moving on one lingered a bit in the past,
Still meeting challenges from his intellect, so vast.
That it scarce was contained 
In the role for him framed. 

His soul now borne upon the Stygian Lake
Leaves proper grammar trailing in its wake;
This gentle muse vanished in the night,
The curtains closed, doused the light.  
No need for stately obelisk oe'r his bier
To greet mournful pilgrims once a year;
For though he'll be long gone, 
The phallic symbol, he loved so, lives on.

Copyright © Boruch Fishman | Year Posted 2012

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Don't Give Up

Don't give up, fight till the end
I'll be by your side, always a friend
We will be side by side till morning appears
We'll stand there for when, the victory cheers
 
We are the army of freedom, death we don't know
We will fight all the day, our banner will flow
We left behind a wife and a strong hearted son
Until this war is over, and victory we won
 
We have won this battle, the war has come
We will stand hard and strong and never shall run
So come on my brothers sing the victors song
If you don't know the words then just follow along
 
We are the army of freedom, death we don't know
We will fight all the day, our banner will flow
We left behind a wife and a strong hearted son
Until this war is over, and victory we won
 
Now remember me brothers death came to show
Please tell my wife and my son they should know
I gave up my life, but the war now is won
My time here has ended, and God knows I'm done
 
Just know I'll stand next to you until the morning appears
I'll hold up your rifle, and settle your fears
I'm right here beside you just as a friend
I'll stand next beside you until its the end

Copyright © Jordan Dickinson | Year Posted 2012

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Zoom

Painted kestrel, ruddy hawk
Booted eagle, stoop and stalk

Pigeon here and pigeon gone
Blood and feathers stain the dawn

Prairie falcon, osprey, owl
Diurnal hunts, nightly prowls

Raptor  in the endless sky
My soul soars with you as you fly

Copyright © Mary Oliver Rotman | Year Posted 2015

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Happy Mother's Days

A mother's holiday should be everyday,
To show you the thanks I wish to repay. 

A million word poem could never consist,
Of all that you do - a lifetime of lists. 

So Ill keep it short - a miniature report.
To convey my gratitude for all your support. 

Preparing this thank-you, builds tears in my eyes.
The bulletproof bond we share never dies. 
 
Countless memories we've made as a pair,
Has given me more than I can compare

Your lessons of chivalry I've cherished so dear.
You've molded my heart to love with no fear. 

Your lullaby songs that put me to sleep,
Created a herd of infinite sheep. 

Happy Mother's Day Mom, I hope you enjoy.
Much love from your son, your grown baby boy. 

- Yours Truly

Copyright © Yours Truly | Year Posted 2013

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When Fate Decides

When fate decides to bring you love
Clouds moved to show the stars above

You the crowning jewel of the stratosphere
Your breath of incense pervade the atmosphere 

None to compare at such radiant comeliness 
If I should fail you I crave your forgiveness

I’d be heartbroken if I should ever lose you
Because I feel I am wearing the luckiest shoe

I thank fate that of all I was the chosen one
To reciprocate the love of one second to none

 

Copyright © Joy Wellington | Year Posted 2012

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Baby Shalom's Shattered Dreams

Daddy, mommy, why are you laying me down on the grave?
I was dreaming before that you’ll be putting me in my cozy crib.

Are you so remorseful and that's the reason you are crying?
I’m only five months old trying to understand  your feeling.

You got married so young and you didn’t know what to do
You didn’t  take care of me in your womb but, still I love you so.

I was dreaming and wishing you to nurture me with your love
Give all the things I need until I grow and make you proud.

I am so deeply wounded,  but I forgive you with what you did
I’ll just be your little angle to guide you both and your next kid.

As we bid  goodbye then , bring with you my shattered dreams
I do plead, to my brothers or sisters make them whole again.

Daddy, mommy, thank you so much for my very  beautiful name
Don’t forget your Baby Shalom whose love will forever be the same.




First Place
Contest: Unborn Babies Dream
Judged: 10/14/2012
Poet Sponsor: Scribe Marlon Linton

Written: Oct. 11,2012

Copyright © Galeo DS | Year Posted 2012

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Sleep just for awhile

         Hush sweet baby please don’t cry         
     I’ll sing you a love sweet lullaby

    Never mind the boogie in your head
        Come lay on top of your silken bed

                      Sweep out things you can’t understand
                             As I play this song on the Baby grand 

                     You are quite special can’t you see
                    Many try to change like you to be

      So never think any less of your self
   Please come back being the naughty elf

Come let me sip water coconuts
From the word palm tree besots

            You have slept long enough
                 Grab your pillows shake and fluff

It’s just not the same without you
Please don’t send me to sleep too

Copyright © Joy Wellington | Year Posted 2012

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MOTHER IS GOD HERSELF

When a building is collapsed, you may construct new one                                                                       When a tree is cut, with a sapling, you may get it done

When money is lost, you may earn                                                                                                       When health is lost, you may darn

When you miss to enjoy beauty of dawn, you have a chance                                                                                                              When you miss to embrace the breeze, you may get a glance

When you miss a movie, you have the prospect                                                                                     When you miss a bus, next one you may expect

When you miss a poem, you may get the text                                                                                           When you miss a chance, you may wait for the next!

When a mother is lost                                                                                                                                           It indicates the end of the most!

Is there anyone to replace?                                                                                                                         Or to assure you peace? 

None! Not even the god!                                                                                                                                     Or to get back, there is no method!

For god comes in the form of mother!                                                                                                          To compare with her, there is no other!!






Above poem is adapted from the eBook “YOU CAN CHANGE! WITH YOUR VOTE!! AND OTHER MIXED POEMS” by Mr.V.Muthu manickam. Copyright is held by V.Muthu manickam.

Copyright © V.MUTHU MANICKAM | Year Posted 2015