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The first poem I ever wrote was called "People are People" I wrote that when I was 21 years young. I wrote it when I first learned of the death of John Lennon. It's the only poem I wrote in 35 years.I found it years later and posted it on face book. To my surprise I got like 200 comments on my poem. A friend of mine read it and asked me if I can write a poem for her about Dr. Seuss for her grand-daughter. After not writing a single poem in all those years, I didn't know if I had it in me. So that being said, this is the second poem I wrote after a 35 year  I have been writing poems for about 3 years now and I have written over 400 poems.and I published my first book.  Books 2-3 are in the works. Thanks for taking the time out and reading my poetry. All the very best, Charlie 

A furry little caterpillar Crawled onto my knee He turned into a butterfly And landed in a tree Beside him was a humming bird Sucking pollen from a rose When down fell an inchworm That landed on my nose A little baby bunny rabbit Hopped onto my lap When I started petting him His ears began to flap I came across a rooster Sitting on a fence A sign said "you can pet him For only fifty cents" As I peeked into a sty I heard a great big thud I saw the three little piggy's Rolling in the mud I looked up in the sky And I saw a lonesome goose I whistled "where are you flying to" He replied. "to visit Dr. Seuss

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Date: 1/30/2020 12:11:00 PM
This is a beautiful poem, Charles! Full of colour and imagination. I wrote something called Schizophrenia which sounds similar but with a different message. You write lovely poetry!!
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Date: 3/31/2018 7:40:00 AM
Cute. Did you self publish your books? Impressive. Off to read your other poems.
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Date: 4/1/2018 2:39:00 PM
Hey Leanne, thanks so much for reading my nice of you !! I have one book out. No I did not self publish. I had one of the vanity publishing companies publish it. I am working on my sequel now and I am also working on a children's book as well. Very excited !
Date: 3/26/2018 7:16:00 PM
Love it! Loved being returned to my childhood imagination. I think too often as adults we abandon this returning, when returning might be just what the doctor would order to lighten our hearts, even our minds, to enable us to remember and rejoice in seeing life again through our child's eyes within. All the best! :)
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Date: 3/26/2018 7:24:00 PM
Hi Sharon, you have spoken great words of wisdom dear. Love what you wrote ! Thanks so much for the comment and it's so nice to meet you. All the best :-) Charlie