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When I Was Sick

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When I Was Sick

The Land Of Counterpane
Written by: Robert Louis Steveson

"When I was sick and lay a- bed
I had two pillows at my head
All my toys beside me lay
To keep me happy all the day"...Quoted..Robert Louis Stevenson

When I  Was Sick 
By Sara Kendrick

If I have missed reading you lines
Or failed to comment all the time
I have been blowing nose
And coughing crud and my breathing doesn't flow...  
I sound like the evening whistle
When it is about out of steam
A wheeze so loud it messes up my dreams
Maybe in a day or two
I will be able to get back to you

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  1. Date: 11/4/2013 3:38:00 PM

    aww, glad to hear you're on the mend now, my friend - and love the quote from one of my favourite poems

  1. Date: 10/26/2013 8:14:00 AM

    I feel you on this one, Sara. I was absent from the site for several days due to pneumonia. Hope you feel better soon; hugs to you :)

  1. Date: 10/25/2013 11:08:00 PM

    I'm sorry to read you were sick , but you did a good job with your rhyme ;} Yes I was noticing you not being around ;}

  1. Date: 10/25/2013 5:02:00 AM

    To know you're sick makes me sad. - You're the best friend this poet ever had - So, should you slip into dismay - Just know there'll be a better day.... Love ya dearly....Jake

  1. Date: 10/24/2013 6:46:00 PM

    Sara this is so sweet, and knowing how you are suffering right now, It makes this even more special. I do hope you get everything under control. Luv, Andrea

  1. Date: 10/24/2013 6:00:00 PM

    Sorry to hear that, I hope you are feeling much better, Sara! I love the Robert Louis Stevenson quote. It takes me back to my childhood days. A nicely written poem!...Thank you for your very nice visit! I am so glad that my comments cheered you up! :)

  1. Date: 10/24/2013 10:40:00 AM

    So sorry Sarah.....had a touch of it myself....please get better soon and eat lots of chicken soup....God bless

  1. Date: 10/23/2013 7:16:00 AM

    Hi Sara, Just stopping by today..Get well soon! Ken

  1. Date: 10/23/2013 6:35:00 AM

    - Relax under your carpet ... be soon well again. - Sending a bouquet of <3 <3 <3 <3 <3 <3 - oxox // Anne-Lise :)

  1. Date: 10/23/2013 1:40:00 AM

    Quoting who? I have a new job now so I've been gone too. Get well one of my favorite friends. T.S.

  1. Date: 10/23/2013 1:35:00 AM

    ohh, i can relate, sara.. remember my darn allergy..stay well and just glow.. fine write despite the strep :) huggs

  1. Date: 10/23/2013 12:13:00 AM

    Sorry to read you're under the weather, Sara. Take care of yourself and get well soon...sending healing prayers, Rhonda

  1. Date: 10/22/2013 10:38:00 PM

    Don't worry, we don't mind , just get well so you can come back. I too was feeling down over the week end. take care and God bless you.... Lucilla

  1. Date: 10/22/2013 5:59:00 PM

    Sara so sorry to hear you are under the weather keep warm and rest we will be here when you are recovered hugs Shadow smile xox

  1. Date: 10/22/2013 3:14:00 PM

    Oh Sara, I wish I could send you my famous healing homemade chicken soup love. Wishing you a speedy recovery. Hugs and love, Gail

  1. Date: 10/22/2013 2:17:00 PM

    Get well soon Sara.I enjoyed perusing your work today.

  1. Date: 10/22/2013 2:07:00 PM

    Sara, so sad to hear you're sick. I pray you'll be feeling better soon! Take care of yourself! Love, Kim

  1. Date: 10/22/2013 2:06:00 PM

    This is such a brilliant way of displaying your current condition...I understand completely how you feel! Don't worry about us, we will still be here waiting on your return my friend! I really enjoyed reading this wonderful poem this afternoon, such awesome poetry you have written here! What an outstanding piece, Great Work!!

  1. Date: 10/22/2013 10:32:00 AM

    May God bless you and help you all the time, my sweet friend. Beautiful expression of communication to the friends. Loved always, bl

  1. Date: 10/22/2013 9:07:00 AM

    Pills, lozenges, oral sprays / might help relieve in several ways / at little of that horrid feeling / as you;re sick in bed moaning and reeling.