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Read Poems by Judy Ball

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HAPPY AS A BIRD WITH A FRENCH FRY

Today I will be happy,
Happy all day long.
I won't think about my problems.
I'll fill this day with song.

I won't worry about world affairs,
Or ask the reason why,
Some folks do the things they do,
And wring my hands and sigh.

I won't worry over hurtful things,
That people sometimes say.
I'll ask The Lord to bless them,
When I bow my head to pray.

Petty things that just annoy,
Of these things I won't speak.
I'll be happy as a little bird,
With a french fry in my beak.

Copyright © Judy Ball | Year Posted 2017

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  1. Date: 9/22/2017 9:57:00 AM

    Had to come back to say I'm still enjoying your poem today :)
  1. Date: 9/22/2017 8:01:00 AM

    Can I assume that all is well now and you can see the world perfectly?
  1. Date: 9/21/2017 8:02:00 PM

    Hello Judy, I love french fries to. I also want to say, that your poem makes a lot of sense to me. Have a nice evening my friend.
  1. Date: 9/21/2017 6:44:00 PM

    Love this! It's darling and true :) fave xomo!
  1. Date: 9/21/2017 4:48:00 PM

    Lovely sentiments, Judy. I agree completely. // Barry
  1. Date: 9/21/2017 4:30:00 PM

    I love this Judy. What a nice positive message in this poem :)
  1. Date: 9/21/2017 3:58:00 PM

    A fun poem with a serious message! Lively and upbeat... just like we all should be! An enjoyable read!

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