# new kiddie trick - Charles Henderson's Blog

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Never would I have thought I would start writing at 73 years of age. I have thoroughly enjoyed my voyage into the written spirituality of poetry and am thankful for the opportunity.  In my seven years here I have met many new and wonderful persons. Having them accept me as a friend has been a moving experience.

## new kiddie trick

Blog Posted:1/8/2016 4:53:00 AM

This trick is for your younger nieces and nephews.  Anyone over 10 or 12 can guess it.  Have them write down a number.  Now have them reverse the digits and sub track the smaller of the two numbers from the larger.  So 209 would be 209 subtracted from 902.  Of course you can not watch what they are writing.  So, you ask them, "do you have the answer yet".  They will say "yes".  you ask them to give you either the first or the last digit.  Their choice.  For the one above they may say the last digit is 3.  Then you say the answer is 693.  Because the answer will always have a 9 in the middle and the other two numbers will add up to 9.  Cool isn't it?

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Date: 1/8/2016 9:30:00 AM
Numbers are fascinating, Charles. Here is something else about 9's! When you are figuring out your destiny number in numerology, you always calculate down to a one digit numeral. If you take out all the nines and do not even include them in your calculations you will still end up with the same destiny number as if you had included the 9's in the first place. I guess they should say Magic 9's instead of magic 8's.
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 Lycia Harding Date: 1/12/2016 6:04:00 AM Hmmm... interesting... but is it really true? Let me ask my Magic Nine Ball...

## My Past Blog Posts

My 129 mile walk down the Appalachian Trail
Date Posted: 12/13/2018 1:56:00 PM
How to make copyright and other symbols on the computer.
Date Posted: 2/20/2017 1:31:00 AM
Why Read Poetry Soup Poems
Date Posted: 12/6/2016 10:22:00 PM
True Beauty
Date Posted: 1/19/2016 6:48:00 PM
Objective and Subjective Haiku
Date Posted: 1/13/2016 3:15:00 PM
new kiddie trick
Date Posted: 1/8/2016 4:53:00 AM
A Neat Card Trick
Date Posted: 12/22/2015 8:33:00 PM
Charles' Answer to the Riddle blog
Date Posted: 12/22/2015 4:18:00 PM
A Riddle
Date Posted: 12/22/2015 9:51:00 AM
Haiku
Date Posted: 12/21/2015 9:08:00 PM
Expanding Deb's Blog
Date Posted: 5/19/2014 11:44:00 PM
Possum Branch Road
Date Posted: 3/31/2014 11:22:00 PM
Calling All, Want To Be, Haiku Writers
Date Posted: 2/20/2014 3:46:00 PM
My Bear Story Retold
Date Posted: 2/5/2014 2:35:00 PM
Poetry Soup Imbeded Ads
Date Posted: 11/4/2013 7:31:00 PM
The Elusive Monoku
Date Posted: 7/27/2013 11:20:00 PM
Computer Games
Date Posted: 7/12/2013 9:08:00 AM
Contest Winners and Bear String
Date Posted: 5/3/2013 11:47:00 PM
My Contest
Date Posted: 5/2/2013 2:01:00 PM
The Bear III
Date Posted: 4/1/2013 5:23:00 PM
Another Bear Story
Date Posted: 3/31/2013 10:23:00 PM
The no contest Contest
Date Posted: 3/30/2013 2:51:00 AM
Hanging Ten
Date Posted: 3/22/2013 10:59:00 AM
Feedback Wanted
Date Posted: 1/27/2013 1:06:00 PM
Wise Guys
Date Posted: 1/22/2013 9:28:00 AM

## My Recent Poems

Date PostedPoemTitleFormCategories
5/13/2020 Without Your Love Rhymeromantic,
4/14/2020 The Doldrums Free verseintrospection,sound,uplif
4/14/2020 The Doldrums Free verseintrospection,sound,uplif
4/14/2020 The Doldrums Free verseintrospection,sound,uplif
2/25/2020 Observations Rhymeanalogy,people,perspectiv
2/18/2020 Bora, Bora Rhyme12th grade,allusion,fun,p
2/13/2020 The Battle of Kings Mountain, Nc Rhymeamerica,patriotic,war,
2/12/2020 My Cat Number 2 Free versecat,friendship,pets,
10/7/2019 Stank Breath and Funky Shoes Blues Rengayfunny,
4/25/2019 Noises Haikudedication,emotions,
4/23/2019 The Cause Rhyme12th grade,encouraging,en
3/31/2019 The 1940's and 50's Movie, Radio and More Prosetruth,world war ii,
3/31/2019 Fighting Chilblains Rhyme12th grade,allegory,analo
3/31/2019 Loyalty Rhymeallegory,analogy,characte
2/4/2019 My Coat of Many Colors Rhymeappreciation,love,
1/9/2019 Ad Hoc Rhymeinspirational,
1/4/2019 Reclamation of Number 21 Narrativeinspirational,
12/28/2018 Time Free verseallegory,analogy,
12/12/2018 The Core Free verselove,
10/23/2018 A Blue Moon Shining Light In Heaven My New Babe Our Cat Now With Her Kits Tankaappreciation,
10/1/2018 Love of the Subconscious Mind Rhymelost love,love,
12/10/2017 New York Haikuanalogy,
11/8/2017 Rising Haikusymbolism,
10/29/2017 Well, Here I Am, I Think Free verseallegory,
10/11/2017 Young of Mind and Heart Rhymeallegory,analogy,
8/27/2017 Yesterday's Pollen Haikunature,
7/7/2017 A Vow Rhymelove,
6/17/2017 My Day Haikuanxiety,
6/15/2017 A Secret Haikuallegory,betrayal,conflic
6/15/2017 Deception Haikubetrayal,
6/9/2017 The Deep Proseadventure,inspiration,mys
6/4/2017 Metamorphosis Haikubeauty,nature,
5/9/2017 Wild Dreams Tankadream,
3/6/2017 Massacre of Glencoe Narrativebereavement,
2/26/2017 The Culmination Free versemuse,
2/25/2017 Legacy Tankaallegory,
2/21/2017 Tribute To My Wife Dramatic Monologuedevotion,love,
2/10/2017 In My Mind Rhymeallegory,character,emotio
2/4/2017 Snails Haikunature,
2/2/2017 A Sunday Drive Proselife,
2/2/2017 Reheating Haikulife,
2/1/2017 Moments Haikulife,
1/23/2017 About Snails Haikunature,
1/23/2017 All I Need- - -Is a Little Sunshine Free versechange,character,confiden
1/15/2017 Faith Haikuinspirational,
1/11/2017 The Angel's Tribute Rhymetribute,
1/9/2017 Tall Pines Haikunature,
1/9/2017 Lady Bugs Haikunature,
1/8/2017 Deluge Haikunature,
12/24/2016 Reflection Rhymeallegory,
12/8/2016 The Campout Free verseimagination,
12/7/2016 The Final Chapter Tankaangst,
12/4/2016 Aurora Borealis Free versebeauty,dedication,univers
11/22/2016 Futility Free verseallegory,
11/12/2016 Loneliness Haikuanxiety,
11/6/2016 The Keys To the Kingdom Rhymefaith,
10/30/2016 Aloneness Haikuappreciation,
10/30/2016 Mt Fuji Haikuphilosophy,
9/7/2016 To My New Grands and Great Grands, Et Al Free verselove,
9/3/2016 The Blurb Proseangst,
9/2/2016 Izzy Baby Prosebest friend,dedication,
8/28/2016 Zodiak Rhymeallegory,
8/28/2016 Mood Indigo Ii Free versefeelings,muse,sensual,
8/24/2016 The Celts Free verselove,
8/23/2016 Blank Eyes Haikupeople,
8/23/2016 Standing Tall Haikusimile,
8/23/2016 Bent Limbs Haikubody,nature,sorrow,
8/8/2016 Keeping Time Haikunature,
8/8/2016 A New Dawn Haikunature,
8/8/2016 Education Haikuemotions,
8/8/2016 Equalizing Haikuappreciation,
8/8/2016 Freedom Is Haikunature,
8/8/2016 Majestic Haikubeauty,
8/8/2016 The Girls From Worchester Rhymeenvironment,humor,
8/8/2016 Evening Mist Haikunature,
8/8/2016 Quiet Haikunature,
8/6/2016 Day Passes Haikupeople,
8/5/2016 Morning Dew Tankasenses,
8/5/2016 Whispers Haikuchild,
7/21/2016 Spring Rains Tankalife,
6/16/2016 Possum Branch Road Narrativehumorous,
5/21/2016 Her Reply Haikujudgement,stress,
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3/30/2016 The Old Man Haikulife,
3/30/2016 Aspiration Haikulife,
3/29/2016 Strong Grip Haikunature,
3/24/2016 Tiny Fingers Tankafamily,father,father son,
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3/21/2016 On My Broom Haikulife,spring,
3/17/2016 In the Bath Haikunature,
3/11/2016 A Mother's Breast Haikumother,
2/19/2016 Into the New Wave Free verselove,
2/10/2016 Wild Grapes Haikunature,
1/31/2016 Karma Proselife,
1/31/2016 A Day In the Life of An Old Man Free verselonely,old,people,
1/27/2016 The Crossing Free versedestiny,old,
1/26/2016 The Grave Tankadeath,
1/24/2016 The Shag Rhymeart,beach,birth,dance,mus
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1/21/2016 The First Time Haikubeauty,

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