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To Hicks in the Sticks

His name is Timothy Hicks
His work sure gives me the kicks
He is a great sage
Despite his young age
He shows us poetry’s tricks

He has an ambitious mind
His posts are ever so kind
He’s special to me
And that’s plain to see
I hope a sweet girl he’ll find

If she will mess with his brain
I’ll beat her up with my cane
I’ll make her regret
That she made him fret
I’ll give her neck a good sprain

Dear Hicks, speak up and speak out
Be sure your words have much clout
You’ve got a great take
Conventions to break
You know what life is about!

“Keep writing” is what I say
We’ll see a new break of day
Where all will be right
Our future so bright
“Be faithful,” is what I pray!

Eileen Manassian Ghali

Copyright © | Year Posted 2013




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Date: 5/30/2013 9:48:00 AM
Yes Eileen, Hicks is one of my favorites on this platform. You've penned it well and I'm glad he likes it. Great Job. thanks for the visit. AO
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Date: 5/23/2013 11:25:00 PM
Oh gosh, Eileen... I'm so delighted to read this! (and a bit a late to the party it seems)... beat her up with your cane? HAHA... not of my greater moments, I admit. You made my day! Thank you very much for this... it brings me up to know that what I do affects people positively... loved it :)
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Eileen Manassian
Date: 5/24/2013 2:39:00 AM
Hey, there you are! I was getting kind of worried! Glad you liked it, my dear! It comes from the heart. The beginning came to me some time ago, but I didn't write it down and then yesterday...BAM...it all just fell into place. Yes, Timothy...what you do DOES make a difference! :)
Date: 5/23/2013 5:54:00 PM
He is awesome.....thanks Eileen
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Eileen Manassian
Date: 5/24/2013 2:37:00 AM
Yea...he sure is! You're most welcome, MD! Missed ya!
Date: 5/23/2013 3:45:00 PM
i like this one very much. I see you're making sure she isn't a fool of a took. Good write - JH
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Eileen Manassian
Date: 5/24/2013 2:35:00 AM
:) Yes, we have to help men along sometimes. They do get blinded by love and make rash decisions. Of course....this goes both ways, but I do believe men are more vulnerable! Thanks for the visit! :)
Date: 5/23/2013 3:31:00 PM
what a delightful tribute! i'm sure he'll love it!
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Eileen Manassian
Date: 5/24/2013 2:35:00 AM
Thanks, Ilene. Appreciate your visit! :) Hugs!
Date: 5/23/2013 11:15:00 AM
I bet he loves this , well done xx
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Eileen Manassian
Date: 5/23/2013 11:23:00 AM
Thanks, Mandy! :) Good to have you visit!
Date: 5/23/2013 10:46:00 AM
- Eileen, skillfully written .... and fun, hope Timothy will love it! - Have a nice day, my friend. - oxox / / Anne-Lise :)
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Eileen Manassian
Date: 5/23/2013 10:49:00 AM
Hope so too! He doesn't seem to be around today! Thanks ever so much for the visit! :)
Date: 5/23/2013 9:09:00 AM
Tim will love it, a wonderful dedication to a thoughtful young man.
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Eileen Manassian
Date: 5/23/2013 10:49:00 AM
Yes, he is very thoughtful and kind. I wish him the best...a nice sweet girl who will appreciate him! :)
Date: 5/23/2013 5:55:00 AM
I just love this incredible write about a very special person Eileen! You have created a powerful and enlightening poem this morning my friend! What an amazing piece, such a remarkable poem, Great Work!!
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Eileen Manassian
Date: 5/23/2013 7:08:00 AM
Why thank you, Russell. You are very kind. Timothy and I like to throw ideas around. I find that his thoughts are refreshing and uncluttered by years of prejudice and indoctrination. :) Nice young man!
Date: 5/23/2013 4:20:00 AM
What a nice poem about Tim. Yes he is special. Rick
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Eileen Manassian
Date: 5/23/2013 7:07:00 AM
:) He surely is that! Thanks for the visit! :)