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Behave Yourself Poems

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Premium Member Dinner Demands
Soon we're having guests for dinner,
Some old friends from out of town,
So you three must mind your manners,
Just as you've been shown.
Jane, as the eldest, your example
Should set the standard:
Remember, you assume the mantle
Of the courtesy demanded.
Now Stella, you are...Read More
Categories: behave yourself, dad, daughter, drink, friend, son,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member Suddenly Swans
There is a fairy tale I remember from my childhood,
the fairy tale of the delivery swans that worked for an evil sorceress.
«Behave yourself,» my mom used to say. «Or they will take you away.»
«Why does the evil sorceress kidnap only...Read More
Categories: behave yourself, fairy, love,
Form: Free verse
Gilly and Auntie Pam
Gilly darling dont do that
You don't know where it's been
And put our hat on there's a love
I'm fetching some ice-cream
Do you want a cornet child?
Or will you take a lolly?
Oh Gilly darling don't do that
I'll have to tell your Mummy
Now...Read More
Categories: behave yourself, beach, childhood, nostalgia,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Black Lives
When a man stepped out his childhood home,
Planting a brave foot in the open world
Not an age, not a generation, not a world ago,
There breathed and burned in him hope
Shared with mama's receding figure,
Frozen in prayer by the doorpost to...Read More
Categories: behave yourself, abuse,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A Used Book Store

Her glasses perched on her nose, my old friend
the Bookworm proprietor, welcomed me smiling,
and then murmured. quietly.."behave yourself" 
knowing I would  end up  at the poetry shelf.
Words, one word, a billion words..all for 
me..all for the taking. Words...Read More
Categories: behave yourself, poetry, time,
Form: Verse



Paralysed
Paralysed


Chandeliers hanging from the skies
Purple books within which you start all rhymes
Faded walls that drift away or when you push them they slide
Take this piece of bread and eat it but don’t ever let them see you try
Windmills circle glowing...Read More
Categories: behave yourself, desire,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member I wonder
I wonder can you hear me?
Do you know when I am sad
I often think about you,
You're my Father, my friend, 
My Dad.

I think about your laughter
The good times and the bad.
But most of all I think about
the fun we use...Read More
Categories: behave yourself, devotion, family,
Form: Rhyme
The fairy tales about crow Matryona
1.My familiar crow

A cheerful crow named Matryona lived in her small house.
I drank tea with her and observed,
As she played with a wind in leapfrog and chased the moon at night.
Probably, she thought, that the moon is cheese!
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2.Matryona and greedy...Read More
Categories: behave yourself, children, funny, tree, moon, tree,
Form: I do not know?