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A penny for your thoughts

I searched for a Penny So I could hear her thoughts Sadly there weren't any My heart was left in knots Perhaps a wooden Nickle Or maybe a thin dime Would help me in a pickle So this girl could be mine I was determined to pass Buck For he seemed to have her ear He possessed that Irish luck So I cried in my green beer This girl I wanted to hold Was enamored with his gold "Penny for your thoughts" "Don't accept any wooden Nickles." "All he had was one thin dime" "The Buck stops here" "Luck of the Irish" "The one who has the Gold gets the girl!"

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Date: 9/26/2019 9:28:00 AM
Interesting line selections. A true found poem that only you could find Richard. Thanks
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Richard Lamoureux
Date: 9/26/2019 10:51:00 AM
Thanks Jeff. ;0)
Date: 3/30/2015 2:16:00 AM
Richard I do like this sonnet, so easy for me to read, as you can see by my poems I like easy and simple, thank you so much for sharing, hope you are well, take care............Vera...............
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Richard Lamoureux
Date: 3/30/2015 7:33:00 AM
Thanks Vera I appreciate your visit.
Date: 3/25/2015 11:00:00 PM
A 7 ! ! Good humored write Congratulations on your win. Blessings dear friend
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Richard Lamoureux
Date: 3/26/2015 7:06:00 AM
Good morning and thanks Eve.
Date: 3/24/2015 6:13:00 PM
Congrats my friend, loved your poem..
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Richard Lamoureux
Date: 3/24/2015 7:13:00 PM
Thanks Robert.
Date: 3/24/2015 8:29:00 AM
Congrats Richard :) love it.
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Richard Lamoureux
Date: 3/24/2015 8:38:00 AM
Thanks Sasha.
Date: 3/24/2015 6:32:00 AM
Thanks for participating in my contest..Did you know that people were really paid in wooden nickles which could only be used at the company store which kept them tied to the company where they worked?..Sad isn't it..Sara
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Richard Lamoureux
Date: 3/24/2015 8:13:00 AM
What an interesting story, I did not know that.
Date: 3/22/2015 10:54:00 AM
so many quotes and you nailed them all in your verses. Great comparison the female to treasure for they are ALL treasures indeed! Sadly truth in the fact that too often the gold gets the gal.. A7 and good luck in Sara's contest.
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Richard Lamoureux
Date: 3/22/2015 10:57:00 AM
Thanks Robert.;0)
Date: 3/21/2015 8:48:00 AM
Your creativity and originality know no boundaries!
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Richard Lamoureux
Date: 3/21/2015 9:01:00 AM
You are kind Monterey.
Date: 3/21/2015 5:22:00 AM
Yeah! Another very creative write by a very imaginative talent!
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Richard Lamoureux
Date: 3/21/2015 7:27:00 AM
So good to see you back my friend.
Date: 3/19/2015 8:58:00 AM
This is excellent! Love it! Hugs
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Richard Lamoureux
Date: 3/19/2015 9:04:00 AM
Thanks Cecilia.
Date: 3/18/2015 7:41:00 PM
gosh, you sure used a lot of little quotes for yours. Very inventive!! I enjoyed this one, Richard.
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Richard Lamoureux
Date: 3/19/2015 9:05:00 AM
Thanks Andrea.
Date: 3/18/2015 12:19:00 AM
LOL Loved this!!!! Happy St Paddy's Day Richard!
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Richard Lamoureux
Date: 3/18/2015 8:27:00 AM
;0)
Date: 3/17/2015 5:23:00 PM
Richard, this is a fun poem, I love your humour, best of luck in the contest and thanks so much for your kind comment on my poem, weeping . . .
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Richard Lamoureux
Date: 3/18/2015 8:28:00 AM
My pleasure!
Date: 3/17/2015 12:55:00 PM
Very clever poem, Richard! I enjoyed it :)
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Richard Lamoureux
Date: 3/18/2015 8:30:00 AM
Thanks for visiting Laura.
Date: 3/17/2015 12:11:00 PM
Dear Richard, You incorporated many great quotes in your sonnet! I love the idea of this girl not having any thoughts. If she did, she would have fallen for you and you wouldn't have had to cry in your green beer. Awesome entry for Sara's contest! Love, carolyn
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Richard Lamoureux
Date: 3/18/2015 8:29:00 AM
You are kind Carolyn.
Date: 3/17/2015 11:37:00 AM
But what about the Irish green or where you just being mean and avoiding the Irish scene? Other that that poem was great. Jim
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Richard Lamoureux
Date: 3/18/2015 8:32:00 AM
Thanks James.
Date: 3/17/2015 10:04:00 AM
OH WOW! This is superb. This is surely not a contest I will join. Too difficult. Lovely write, Richard. Lovely
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Richard Lamoureux
Date: 3/18/2015 8:34:00 AM
Just having a bit of silly fun. I'm pleased you enjoyed it. I see you were really inspired yesterday. Great job Eileen.