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Red Yellow Purple Or Blue

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Red Yellow Purple Or Blue



If you had a choice Which would you choose Red or yellow Or purple or blue Your choice indicates Happy or sad Do you wake up each day Feeling good or bad Do as I do When I first open my eyes Say to myself Today is a prize The smell of the dew On the new mown grass The sun shining brightly The shadows it casts A wonderful feeling The fresh morning air The world's your oyster A life without care This is the way Life's meant to be lived Forget all your troubles The headaches they give You'll find there are days Much harder than some Keep your eye on the prize Till the sadness is done Tomorrow's are bright And shiny, full of hope Laugh at the world Tell yourself a good joke It's worked for me For many long years It'll work for you Just shoo way your fears If you had a choice Which would you choose Red or yellow Or purple or blue © Jack Ellison 2013

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  1. Date: 8/24/2013 10:36:00 PM
    My favorite color is blue... Dragons is purple... He does kinda see himself as a little king. Crazy, and wild little king... His subjects tend to look a lot like penguins... amazing, isn't it... LOL

    Ellison Avatar Jack Ellison
    Date: 8/25/2013 5:10:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Mine's chartreuse but please don't tell anybody, they may get the wrong idea! LOL Hope your Sunday is bright and sunny my dear Carol Eastman! Big warm hugs xoxox
  1. Date: 8/24/2013 10:24:00 PM
    You are so precious, Jack! We're very lucky to have you here with us...Beautiful and encouraging tips for all, reminding me of the a quote by the Apostle Paul, I think..."Greater is He that is in you than he who is in the world". Acknowledging His Spirit within us does enable us to live a full life! There are fears we face but they are all secondary. Much love and hugs to you! Annallise p.s. Take care and enjoy your weekend!

    Ellison Avatar Jack Ellison
    Date: 8/25/2013 5:07:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Oh my dear Annalise, this is one of the sweetest and encouraging comments to one of my poems I've ever received here on the Soup. You are a SWEETHEART!!! What a beautiful message to wake to this sunny Sunday! Warm cuddly hugs and a BIG SMACKEROONIE! xoxoxox
  1. Date: 8/24/2013 5:31:00 PM
    Haha, even though I just posted a poem about being blue, my color of choice is also purple for all the divine reasons. Your poem was uplifting and filled with inspiration. I enjoyed it very much.

    Ellison Avatar Jack Ellison
    Date: 8/24/2013 8:33:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Glad you liked it my dear Miss Connie! Thanks for dropping by... big hugs, Jack xox
  1. Date: 8/24/2013 1:03:00 PM
    Purple, It's my sisters favorite color. What a fun poem. Thank you for sharing.

    Ellison Avatar Jack Ellison
    Date: 8/24/2013 8:32:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    You're welcome my good man! Your comments are much appreciated! Cheers!
  1. Date: 8/24/2013 12:35:00 PM
    what a wise write Jack i love it, will fav this Shadow x smile

    Ellison Avatar Jack Ellison
    Date: 8/24/2013 8:31:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you my dear Shadow... much appreciated! Don't be a stranger... big hugs, Jack xox
    Hamilton Avatar Shadow Hamilton
    Date: 8/24/2013 12:35:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    oh Yellow always for me
  1. Date: 8/24/2013 11:37:00 AM
    PURPLE....color of spirituality I'm told...and royalty. I just like the hue.....what would we do without incredible you!!!!!

    Ellison Avatar Jack Ellison
    Date: 8/24/2013 8:30:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    WOWSER! Once again Betty Boop from Beirut makes my day! You is the cat's meow... holy crap, could I possibly be dating myself? Let's see, you must be still all snuggled in your bed... 5:30 AM! Was that you snoring I just heard... NAW you're too much of a lady to snore! Must be your hubby! Enjoy tomorrow... big cuddly hugs and smackeroonies xoxoxoxoxox
  1. Date: 8/24/2013 8:24:00 AM
    Depends on the day I suppose...This is a neat poem and I will try to keep it in mind when Im feeling "blue" BG

    Ellison Avatar Jack Ellison
    Date: 8/24/2013 8:50:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Hope those "blue" days don't happen too often! SMILE! Warm hugs from me to you...xoxox