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Toy Train

15 December 2010


Toy Train


I was at my age avid for adventure
Played outside home, street as my playground
Every nimiety of joy, I want to capture
Never ran out of game plan to lay down

At that time, robots are in the boom
Voltes V, Mazinger Z, and Daimos, among my favorites
But what most appealing for me to have in my playroom
Is a battery operated toy train with complete accessories

Christmas season is the best time to receive gifts
For a child like me, full of excitement and wishful 
Life was hard before,  wishful thinking somehow gone adrift
Somehow, someday under the Christmas tree, I’ll find it circling in full

Watch the tiny trains buzzing along the tracks
It’s a fun to place little trees and people in the scene
 Reverberating rhythm of horn and its wheels click-clack
Passing by a miniature bridge, tunnels, forest so evergreen

Make up stories for the little people in the scene
Why there are there and what’s happening
Still fresh and playing wildly in my brain
I’ll make it happen on Christmas day with my son mingling


6th place in "TOYLAND" contest 
Sponsored by: Linda-Marie The Sweetheart of P.S. 
1/13/2011

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  1. Date: 1/10/2011 8:59:00 PM

    Congratulations on your fine placement in the contest. Charles

  1. Date: 1/5/2011 4:57:00 AM

    Congratulations Noel on your win in the "Toyland" contest by Linda-Marie. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 1/4/2011 4:52:00 AM

    Congratulations on this well deserved win in the contest of Linda, Noel

  1. Date: 1/4/2011 4:35:00 AM

    Hi . Congratulations on your result in the contest with this great piece. A thoroughly deserved success.

  1. Date: 1/3/2011 10:03:00 PM

    That was a great toy for someone with much imagination like yourself, Noel. VEry enjoyable poem. Congratulations in this contest. Luv, Andrea

  1. Date: 1/3/2011 5:09:00 PM

    Congrats Noel on your success in my Toyland contest ... my winners list just posted tonight luv...

  1. Date: 12/23/2010 8:28:00 PM

    thankxxx for supporting my current contest Noel.. good luck and happy holidays with luv..

  1. Date: 12/18/2010 8:37:00 PM

    Thanks for your kind comments, Noel. I hope you and your son have fun again this year playing with the trains. Brings back great memories for me. Love, Carolyn

  1. Date: 12/18/2010 10:07:00 AM

    There are lots of pleasant memories of childhood that we hold dear to our hearts, Noel! Christmas was my favorite time of year, filled with so much joy and magic! I will never forget the huge bright moon and billions of stars that lit up our world! Beautiful memories in this poem to last forever! Blessings, peace and joy, always, Love, audrey

  1. Date: 12/18/2010 7:15:00 AM

    We played outside most of the time too, Noel, and were never at a loss for "creating" games. Every Christmas, however, my uncle would set up his amazing trains and we had so much fun putting "little people" as well as bridges, trees and tiny buildings in the huge layout. It brought the family closer together, so I'm glad you're still doing this with your son! What a fabulous and unique entry for the toy contest. Wishing you success and a very merry Christmas! Love, Carolyn

  1. Date: 12/15/2010 8:36:00 AM

    Appreciate your warm and welcome comments on my poetry Noel and supporting my "Toyland" contest too.. will read fully at judging time..good luck with luv..

  1. Date: 12/15/2010 7:21:00 AM

    Thank you for sharing your heart with us through your poetry here at PoetrySoup Noel. My time for reading and commenting will be short until after the New Year. So, today I send a wish from my house to yours. Have a Joyous Holiday and a Happy New Year. Please remember the sick and hungry in your prayers daily. Do all you can to help in anyway you can. Love and blessing, Carol and Family (Your smile can warm a heart)

  1. Date: 12/15/2010 5:49:00 AM

    Enjoyed the flow of your childhood memory toy and positive wish for the present, Noel. Good luck in the contest