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A Penny For Your Thoughts

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A Penny For Your Thoughts

A Saying that's been around forever Where it came from I haven't a clue There's many phrases just like this one So familiar to both me and you PENNY Is a word not heard much these days Its value's much less than a cent We'd used to get a big bag full of candy At the store it was a big event FOR Many years its value has decreased There's a rumour they'll not longer exist Where's this technological age leading us The good old days I surely do miss YOUR Thoughts are surely “what an old geezer” He can't keep up with the times But us old guys lived a much simpler life For those good old days I still pine THOUGHTS Of sodas, ice cream and lollipops Linger in the depth of my being Tears can be seen trickling down my cheek A warm sentimental old feeling ©Jack Ellison 2012

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  1. Date: 12/13/2012 1:46:00 PM

    Don't cry... Share the goodies with the younger folk...So they'll remember the good old times... Love how you wrote and developed this one... Really cool!

    Ellison Avatar Jack Ellison Date: 12/14/2012 4:20:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you my dear Miss Carol! You are such a sweetie! BTW my presence here will be less for a while... 'tis the season! I do apologize for not tripping on over to read your latest... but I will! Love ya!
  1. Date: 12/13/2012 8:16:00 AM

    Now it's $100.00 for your thoughts. When it comes to you Jack that would be a bargain.

    Ellison Avatar Jack Ellison Date: 12/13/2012 8:25:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    LOL WOWSERS! Thanks my friend... that made my otherwise average day! You're at the top of my new found friends since joining the Soup! How did we ever get along without this fantastic site!
  1. Date: 12/13/2012 6:08:00 AM

    Wow, this poem reminds me of my dad! he always says the same things and remember the old days when one Egyptian pound could buy a new shirt! I love you Poem it made me wish I was part of the old days too!

    Ellison Avatar Jack Ellison Date: 12/13/2012 6:19:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you dear friend for your very kind words. Every generation has it's 'good old days'! Love and big hugs, Jack