Monday, July 16, 2007

Manic Monday: Marbles

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Manic Monday's are MoMoLicious
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Marbles Scatter
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Marbles scatter in my head
the rolling hardly stops.
Until the tiny pill I take
dissolves and finally drops...
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Then quiet comes and
I relax and things don't seem so bad...
and I can sit and watch my life-
finally return to glad.
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The sweetness of the summer sun
and soft winds of my face
I can rejoice in simple things,
no longer lost in space.
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A gentle kiss, a fiery touch,
the breath a lover takes-
each and every passing hour,
sweet memories does this make.
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The perfect dish, a well placed laugh
a friendly passerby
All these things were masked to me-
I was always one marble shy...
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20 comments:

Jamie said...

Now that made me smile as did

THIS

tegdirb92 said...

I'd like one of those pills please :) What a talent to write stuff like that!! Have a great Monday.

the108 said...

Yea, really.... pass the bottle already!

Gattina said...

Hope you didn't loose your marbles over this (very nice) poeme !

mousey said...

nice poem! and great idea for sharing this to us.

happy monday!

Amazing Gracie said...

Such a pensive mood can be the best time to produce the best of oneself. This is so good...
~~~Blessings~~~

jolie-jordan said...

Love the poem and I recognize the mood.

Eerie that I am starring at a bag of multicolored marbles that I found yesterday while going through the boxes of small treasures that I inherited from my Mom recently. They were one of the things I decided to keep for myself as I passing things out to my girls. I'll keep them in a crystal bowl on my desk.

My girls were like "What was Grandma doing with marbles?" "Why do you want them Mom?"...perhaps her and I feel that feeling of missing something too...a marble?

Thanks for sharing this moment.
xxxJolie

The photo is terrific and sorta eerie too.

Nancy Lindquist-Liedel said...

Oh my gosh, that was wonderful!

Brian in Mpls said...

At least you are just one shy;)

Empress Bee (of the High Sea) said...

could i add one last line?

of a lovely marble rye!

(just kidding, now laugh!!)

smiles, bee

Comedy + said...

Now this is very clever. You are so talented. Have a great MM. :)

Not So Anonymous Michelle said...

Grea poem!

Julie said...

Very good! I love cruising around and checking out new blogs!

I came via Travis! I'll return soon!

crazy working mom said...

Yes, Mags this one "takes the cake". I loved it! :)

Great job!!!

Morgen said...

I read this earlier, then had to come read it again.
It's so beautiful, but melancholy, too. "always one marble shy"
cheers,
mo

ian said...

Great piece of work there.

Wish I'd written it. :)

Ian

katherine. said...

like that a lot....thanks for sharing it.

I Was Born2Cree8 said...

Great writing, Mags. You're very talented, girl.

Travis said...

I love that poem. Most excellent.

Kai said...

I'm late a usual - sorry!

This is VERY good Mags - have you ever thought about publishing your poems? It's beautiful!