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  A tad of whimsy
by Regina Pounds
Saturday, March 22, 2003
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Oh here I sit all alone

on my wibbly wobbly throne

no jesters, no jokers, no serfs around

no luck, no lady, no heart to be found

The crown on my head weighs more than lead

the heavy hem of my cloak

makes little frogs croak

Nothing but my own words to eat

nothing to wear for my blistery feet

nothing to brighten my miserable day

nothing to do but sleep the night away

And when daylight arrives

as it must again to wake me from slumber

I rub my weary eyes and wonder:

when and why did my might turn to dust? 

 

 


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Reviewed by Regis Auffray
To me, this can be interpreted on different levels; I find it both delightful in the way it "flows" but also thought-awkening in depth of meaning expressed. Merci, Gigi. Love and best wishes,

Regis
Reviewed by A Serviceable Villain
Gina,

Written from the heart - very touching . . . finely penned!!


Hugs,

Lance
Reviewed by Rose Dempsey
All I could think of was ...aaaaaah ... I've had moods like that. I liked this.

Rose:)
Reviewed by m j hollingshead
i like this
Reviewed by Victoria Murray
Such a charming poem, Gina! Thanks for posting this one!

Hugs,

Victoria
Reviewed by Russ Okamura
I love the way your work has this imagery and profoundness!
Reviewed by Jimmy Holder
Another example of well thought out writing. Lovely! Well done!
Reviewed by Mary Deal
Whimsy yes, but a fun way at poking at a truth.
Reviewed by Rodney Bohen
Regina,
I found this line quite mighty1 No pun intended at all!

when and why did my might turn to dust?
Rodney Evan Bohen
Reviewed by Birdie Houston
Pure excellence
Reviewed by jude forese
a delightful whimsical poem...
Reviewed by Oisín Breen
mm ullo ullo and yes yes
Reviewed by D. Fitzpatrick
Sunny and sad and delightful!
Thank you for reviewing my sonnet Portrait.

Every good wish, D.L.
Reviewed by Trixie Love
Well Hi Stranger, :)
Wonderful to see you again...

Excellent write as always.

Trixie :)
Reviewed by Bobbi Duffy
great but the change in rhyme pattern change throw me in the last stanza. Still, that's your prorogative as the writer.
Reviewed by Bobbi Duffy
So true that might turns to dust. Excellent poem.
Reviewed by Aamie Burnley
... very cleverly written, and more clever still when reading between the lines.
Reviewed by E T Waldron
A whimsical delight, done in a queenly manner;-)nice work Gina...pleasure to read!
Reviewed by Elizabeth Taylor (Reader)
This is lighthearted and cute and well done.
I needed this. Thank you.
~E
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