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Surprise Me

Surprise me with a compliment
When I’m feeling down
Surprise me with a funny joke
When you see me wear a frown
Surprise me with agreement
When I am argumentative
Surprise me with a “thank you” smile
When I’ve nothing left to give

Surprise me with a thumbs up sign
Even though I tried and failed
Surprise me with camaraderie
When all my other friends have bailed
Surprise me with a shoulder rub
After a long, hard day at work
Surprise me with a good kick in the tush
When I am being a real jerk

Surprise me with an in depth look
At one of my stupid poems
Surprise me by being there
When at night I stumble home
Surprise me by simply loving me
Although there is no good reason to at all
Surprise me by catching me
Before I even start to fall

Surprise me in any of these ways
And this I promise you
The surprises that I give right back
Will come in multiples of two

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  1. Date: 8/5/2013 6:13:00 AM

    Joe, congrats on your well deserved victory. G.

  1. Date: 7/27/2013 9:50:00 PM

    Very nice sentiment nicely phrased. Congratulations on your win. Love, Joyce

  1. Date: 7/27/2013 5:25:00 PM

    lol love it Joe congrats on fine win Shadow x smiles

  1. Date: 7/27/2013 1:43:00 PM

    Joe, congratulations with your surprising winning poem in 'Giorgio Veneto' contest. always~ LINDA

  1. Date: 7/27/2013 4:37:00 AM

    Joe nicely done. The simple things are the most that counts and warms the heart. Congratulations on your fine win. Warm Smiles, Connie

  1. Date: 7/26/2013 9:32:00 PM

    This is a very good poem. I hope I surprised you. I haven't been around much. I have been very sick, but I'm much better now. Thanks for sharing this poem with us.....Lucilla

  1. Date: 7/26/2013 6:16:00 AM

    Humble and honest write Joe, your a stand up person. Does seeing me back here surprise you?

  1. Date: 7/25/2013 9:53:00 PM

    How delightfully sweet! Loved this! :)

  1. Date: 7/25/2013 5:37:00 PM

    Awww, sweet. Your rhyming flows perfectly thoughout. NIce one, my friend. I like. Licia :-)

  1. Date: 7/25/2013 4:59:00 PM

    Sometimes the simple things in life is what makes us happy..Just an ear that liistens,eyes that see our vision,a pat on the back and a cup of tea..You ve chosen lovely things to be surprised with..real things..Excellent.