Friday, April 09, 2010

Poetry Playing: Poem-a-Day #9 – Happy Birthday, Charlie!

April is Poetry Month. Write a poem-a-day.
The prompt for today is: Spring forward fall back.
This poem is dedicated to Charlie, who has a birthday today. Wish him a happy one.
Here’s my poem: A Birthday Ode to Amoeba
 
Life spring’s you forward
to another day older
but I think no less bolder
Your hair may fall back
and as an earlier riser
you seem more wiser
now take Quilly to the movies.
 
(Not my best effort, I grant, but the wishes are real.)
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12 comments:

  1. Oh you are such a clever little poet you know that. :) Well done. :)

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  2. Now this was absolutely beautiful! My husband, also named Charlie, has his birthday in 2 days! So Happy Birthday to your Charlie too :o)

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  3. LOL! Charley will be startled by this I'm sure, but charmed just the same. He is off the hook for the movie thing though, he has play rehearsal as a legitimate excuse.

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  4. Happy Birthday Charlie! I hate hair that falls back. I have some myself.

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  5. Often, in fact, more bold as we age.

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  6. Oh, Dahling, I fear that attempting to write a poem a day would be too much of a burden at this point. I am having difficulty enough penning Weird Wonderland, my lovely script for Script Frenzy. But I do commend you upon your mighty efforts!

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  7. That was a great poem! Thank you for sharing and hosting this. I don't see where your prompt is for tomorrow? I am not always privy to getting around the sites. Anyway TGIF and Happy Birthday to Charlie. I started writing a poem a day on the sixth, and just add them to that posting as I write. I want to thank you for your hard work and dedication to writing, supportive style and writing fellowship! It's really been great having your and this writing communities fostering fellowship.

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  8. Cute. Hair that falls back is preferable to hair that spikes up, IMHO.

    Many happy returns to Charlie.


    masterymistery at cosmic rapture

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  9. LOL! I wonder if he did? Take Quilly to the movies?

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