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One of Lifes Treasures

One of life’s treasures. I have something whose “cash” value is of little concern But its value to me is growing, this is something I learn. I have a neat treasure. Tiffany is the name. The halo ‘round her face like pure gold, all the same. The day that we met all wrapped in light blue With long, flowing ribbons the very same hue. When we first came together I proudly showed her to friends. Now when they greet us they may think there’s no end. When I turn to her with a questioning look. She’s seldom ever wrong. Reads my mind like a book. She’s so full of energy her hands never stop, I’m so proud of her my shirt buttons may pop. We’d been together but a very short time. I add a gold band. She looks really fine. But we do part at bedtime it wouldn’t be right. Her face on my pillow by my side through the night. There’s no guarantee how long this will last, I’m just hoping the future is as good as the past. The way things are looking we’re both in good shape Maybe we’ll go out together in a box that’s flag draped. Now I thank my employer for giving to me. This neat little watch. The brand ?….. Tiffany. Entered in Soup in response to someone who wanted a Golden Oldie. Written by oldbuck about the 25 yr. watch he received from his employer. The rhyme was written for and read at, an Adult Bible Class party. Each one had been asked to be prepared to share something about themselves others might not know. This would be the start of my rhyming phase in 2006. ‘o)

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Date: 4/2/2019 10:41:00 PM
Your thoughts bring a smile. :) At the start, I was sure you were expressing someone who had stolen your heart. And then, at the end I learn- you are talking about a watch. This is cute, clever and so very creative. Beautiful rhyming couplets indeed. :) Brandy
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Date: 4/3/2019 10:10:00 AM
Brandy: This was the first and best rhyme of the 300 I wrote in the 12 years I scribbled. I'm so glad you read it and of course I appreciate your comments. Keep writing for all of us on the soup to enjoy. oldbuck
Date: 7/18/2015 4:58:00 PM
Darlene: Sorry to miss lead you but I wanted to "go out together" and I didn't want it to sound like a date. :o) Thank you for your service. When I tried, they laughed and said they would call me right after pregnant women and children. I was disappointed but not permanently damaged. :o) oldbuck
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Date: 7/18/2015 4:41:00 PM
I love poems with a twist ending. And you came through, Buck. You mentioned a flag draped coffin. That tells me you must be a veteran. I am too. Although I only served two years in the Army (WAC) . They placed me in a position I loved. Called secretary to the Chaplain. Later upgraded to Chaplain's Assistant. ~~Darlene
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Date: 1/22/2018 12:06:00 PM
Darlene: I was re-reading some older comments today and noticed I had sent the last reply for you, to myself, you may never have received it. I apologize but as someone has said: Better late than never. :o) Thanks again for reading and commenting on my work. oldbuck
Date: 7/6/2015 3:17:00 PM
Wow old buck what a lovely gift - they must have thought so highly of you - a real gem of a poem with your wonderful memories:-) hugs Jan 7
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Date: 1/22/2018 12:02:00 PM
Jan: Another thoughtful comment gone unrecognized? I don't know what has been going on but aim to improve my response time on replies. Thank you again for your time and comment.oldbuck