Thursday, August 16, 2018

A happy man poem -- micro flash writing.

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A poem might never be written
That tells of this man's dresser top
Unless he would write it himself 

Proud is a word he doesn't use
But the man I have on my mind
Likes his dresser so very well

A changing moving stage for him
Pleasant scene when he awakens
It puts him in a pleasant mood

A mood that lasts him for the day
Even come a terrible row
He will smile when he sees his toys

By now you may have guessed
This happy man is me
 _ _ _ _

 - Photo and Poem Copyright, © Jimmiehov 2018, All Rights Reserved
 - I'm linked with Kerry O'Connor in the Imaginary Garden at http://withrealtoads.blogspot.com/2018/08/micro-poetry-poem-lovely-as.html?m=1 
 - This is a "micro poem" with Kerry asking 12 lines or lessI have 12 lines.   Flash writing is sometimes also of a set minimal word count, often 144My poem has 90 words.



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14 Comments:

At Thursday, August 16, 2018 9:53:00 AM, Blogger Jae Rose said...

Great take on the theme

 
At Thursday, August 16, 2018 10:05:00 AM, Blogger Kerry O'Connor said...

I like the framed comic strip! Snoopy is a favourite of mine.

 
At Thursday, August 16, 2018 12:00:00 PM, Blogger Sherry Marr said...

This is a sweet poem and it made me smile. Thanks, Jim.

 
At Thursday, August 16, 2018 12:37:00 PM, Blogger Anmol (HA) said...

Ah, this is so very sweet.
-HA

 
At Thursday, August 16, 2018 12:44:00 PM, Blogger Margaret said...

I have my children's first stuffed animals in my room - the ones treasured until about 12 or 13... they are well loved and frayed. Brings joy to my heart. My youngest still clings to his...

 
At Thursday, August 16, 2018 2:59:00 PM, Blogger Toni Spencer said...

A happy poem Jim!

 
At Thursday, August 16, 2018 4:50:00 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

we must find happiness where we can ... and you know, these personal shrines/altars are good things ... for the young at heart, forever young, and of course, to inspire when things just seem too hard for it all ... what a fascinating collection ... it makes me smile .... and well, aren't you just sweet for sharing this with us? LOL ... may your treasures always bring you pleasure and smiles :D

 
At Thursday, August 16, 2018 7:56:00 PM, Blogger Old Egg said...

Boys and their toys; those earliest elements of our education stick with us for many years don't they? This post of yours reminded me of the film "Citizen Kane" where after Kane's death reporters wonder about his last word "Rosebud" thinking she is his lover but only the audience knows it is his toboggan when he was child.

 
At Thursday, August 16, 2018 11:03:00 PM, Blogger Rosemary Nissen-Wade said...

Adorable! (A teddy bear, a basket , Snoopy ... what's not to love?)

 
At Thursday, August 16, 2018 11:10:00 PM, Blogger kaykuala said...

It is a grand pastime to fill up quality time with the grandies! A taste of those good times of innocence, Dr Jim!

Hank

 
At Friday, August 17, 2018 12:37:00 AM, Blogger Vandana Sharma said...

May this smile and happiness never fade away!

 
At Friday, August 17, 2018 11:31:00 AM, Blogger Susie Clevenger said...

Oh the trinkets that bring a smile when awakening are precious gold to the spirit.

 
At Friday, August 17, 2018 7:14:00 PM, Blogger ° said...

So, so cute. I love adults who still love their toys. I buy ponies, dolls, and Barbies for myself all the time. :)

 
At Wednesday, August 22, 2018 12:33:00 AM, Blogger Magaly Guerrero said...

I just love that Mario and Snoopy are facing each other. And I'm pretty sure the red teddy is ready to rub Mario's head for luck. My dresser is also my bedside table--my bed is really high, so that my hip and I don't have to do too many acrobatics when I get up. I always keep something that makes me smile on the side that faces my bed. Right now, I have a really fat pencil, the head of Darth Vader, Rocket Raccoon (holding a machine gun and a chainsaw larger than himself *rocket likes to overcompensate*), and a few other things that keep the grins coming. Toys are good for the soul. :-)

 

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