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The Happy Poet

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The Happy Poet

I bend down low to tie my shoe;
I jump straight up to the sky half blue;
I lift my arms and pretend to fly;
I soar up over the clouds so high.

I return to earth with a big loud Splash!
Out in the pool I'm taking a bath.
I dive like a whale, grind teeth like a shark;
And then dog-paddle with a friendly Bark!

I stand up tall to say my poem,
My parents listening, working at home.
My father's friends clap him on the back---
"It's a real fine thing to have a son like that.

"For strong the spirit and strong the brain
That can each day a poem attain.
The moon may pale and the sun fall down,
But all is bright when a poet's around."

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  1. Date: 9/6/2009 6:54:00 AM
    for these light-hearted lines that happily hop in my mind and make me smile and grin for quite a long while today, thank you so much, Brian..joyfully superb piece!

  1. Date: 12/24/2008 11:13:00 AM
    A happy write, just what we need today. Happy Holidays Brian, to you and yours. BG

  1. Date: 12/24/2008 9:52:00 AM
    What a beautifully uplifting poem Brian - Merry Christmas & God Bless, MJ

  1. Date: 12/24/2008 7:43:00 AM
    This is a great poem with an excellent beat! I like the last stanza the best! Merry Christmas Brian! <3

  1. Date: 12/24/2008 7:38:00 AM
    this is great , a beautiful and chereful write, have a great christmas from diane