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Wishes Retired

Lily saw a goblin Sitting on a stool A spotted red and white one This goblin was no fool He granted her some wishes And smirked and walked away He pondered what would lily Truly have to say Would she say she wished for money For new sparkling fancy clothes For leather glossy handbags For fluffy slippered toes Would she ask for huge big houses For diamonds on her wrist For food from many countries Or will there be a twist Lily returned to visit Wee goblin on his stool She looked at him with sadness Did he really have a home Wee goblin yes had wishes To give to all who asked But did he have a family For which she forthright asked He looked at her wide eyed Astonished at such a peruse No glitter dancing night shoes Was she going to choose She wished him to be happy And snug and warm and dry To have some friends and people Who wouldn’t ask him why Ask him why he wouldn’t give them All that they required Wouldn’t ask them for all there wishes Make him feel so very tired She popped him in her pocket Walked out of the forest green Made a new fresh life for him The happiest he’s ever been

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Date: 12/13/2021 12:37:00 PM
She is an empathetic, giving, generous person. I loved this poem!
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Angela Tune
Date: 12/13/2021 12:48:00 PM
I’m so glad you enjoyed it Caren
Date: 12/13/2021 3:32:00 AM
An enjoyable read Angela, a big welcome to poetry soup.. Tom
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Angela Tune
Date: 12/13/2021 3:36:00 AM
Ah Thankyou so much Tom
Date: 12/12/2021 12:16:00 PM
what a charming, sweet beautiful story poem this is.
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Angela Tune
Date: 12/12/2021 12:20:00 PM
Awww Thankyou so much Andrea x
Date: 12/12/2021 11:04:00 AM
Certainly changed HIS tune! Love that alternative view! Aloha!
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Angela Tune
Date: 12/12/2021 11:29:00 AM
Thankyou Rico