Thursday, March 23, 2017

Words Count challenge -- a Grandparents' poem for today.

Watching the Kids, Learning

The kids were huddled together
Little children, from six to eight
(Ours was seven, sweet granddaughter)
Larger boy showing his iPhone

Grandma said, Must be pretty pics
And Grandpa reasoned, Spelling words?
Oh sure, Grandma he-hawed, smiling
Grandpa checked. What is Pokey Man?

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Poem Copyright, © Jimmiehov 2006 and 2017, All Rights Reserved

I'm linked with Mama Zen at The Imaginary Garden with Real Toads

Our Word Quota here for M.Z. is 'No more than sixty words.'  I have forty-seven including my title. She asked us, "What have you observed that was odd, unusual, or just plain weird? Tell me about it in 60 words or less."

This evening we observed our granddaughter while in the playground at McDonalds eagerly comparing iPad notes with a fellow youngster.  This is what they were discussing, the Pokey Man.  There was not Larger boy, I felt this added to the weirdness with a bit of suspicion, "evil minds", a weirdo perhaps.

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At Friday, March 24, 2017 5:16:00 AM, Blogger Marian said...

Haha, Pokemon, Jim! Pokemon! Though I am loving the possibility that they were working on spelling words. :)

At Friday, March 24, 2017 7:29:00 AM, Blogger Rommy said... son is a big Pokemon fan. I've picked up a lot of the terminology by osmosis.

At Friday, March 24, 2017 9:03:00 AM, Blogger Maude Lynn said...

That's really sweet, Jim!

At Friday, March 24, 2017 4:28:00 PM, Blogger brudberg said...

Ha... yes we have to follow the news... Pokemon is something to learn.

At Friday, March 24, 2017 10:26:00 PM, Blogger Magaly Guerrero said...

Hysterical, Jim. I love the hilarities born out of exchanges between the very young and the very lived.


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