I Got the Joy! This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.

January 21, 2009
I got the joy
to pop the corn
side the walk
swing the set
mock the bird
glow the worm
gas the light

break the fast
ice the box
stair the well
school the boys
bubble the gum
french the kiss

yellow the fever
treasure the chest
miracle the grow
marry the gold
night the mare

jump the jack and back again
I believe
I believe I got it … that joy!

This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. This piece has been published in Teen Ink’s monthly print magazine.

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EyesofBlueFire said...
Feb. 28, 2011 at 4:26 pm
I thought that this poem was really pretty. :) It's uplifting.
TwinDemons said...
Jan. 27, 2011 at 10:34 pm

Fun and random in a way, Cool!!! loved it!


Can you comment on some of my poems?

victorybear101 replied...
Mar. 22, 2011 at 11:14 pm
i  liked  this  poem  it was  pretty  good.  who  ever  made  this  poem  i'll  give  them  a  thumbs  up,
smiles365 said...
Jan. 11, 2011 at 9:34 pm
I really like this poem! Its fun and sort of wimsical. It makes me think of a really spastic person hopping up and down like Tigger!
in_wonderland said...
Nov. 10, 2010 at 3:41 pm
i kinda like it
boo94 said...
Nov. 10, 2010 at 10:46 am
this somewhat seems pointless and has no meaning and its rather confusing and just is to jumpy from one subject to the next and it needs more thought and soul put into it or else it is just words being put together in a careless way.
butternut jones replied...
Apr. 15, 2011 at 11:54 am
that is mean this is a beautiful poem
kay4theroses said...
Aug. 14, 2010 at 9:30 pm

really simple and exploitive. awesome job.

anyone read some of my newer stuff?  i could  always use the critisizm.

Chaymeriyia said...
Aug. 14, 2010 at 2:55 pm
i love this poem..
BaiLiHua This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jun. 9, 2010 at 5:05 pm
That is way cool. Awesome job!
Patience97 said...
May 30, 2010 at 9:54 am

This is so different, and everything you compare is so different... I like how you can take so many different, and diverse things but fit them together in one poem.

Well done :)

"People will never remember exactly what you said, but they will remember how you made them feel."

perfected_11 said...
May 8, 2010 at 11:13 am

this was amzing,,, haven't read anything like it..

check out some of mi9 if you could


turboman said...
Feb. 9, 2010 at 9:51 pm
It is so offbeat, original, and wonderful. When you talk about joy, good things come naturally!
caughtinaxm0ment said...
Jan. 18, 2010 at 3:45 pm
This is really original, I Love it (:
waiting... said...
Jan. 5, 2010 at 8:23 pm
wow this poem actually got me to be happy! i just love it soo much, it clicks w/ me... i must thank you soo much for this poem. excellent, excellent writer
hazeleyes said...
Sept. 27, 2009 at 1:30 pm
Love it! Very original!
Mikayla M. said...
Sept. 27, 2009 at 1:28 pm
This poem is lovely. Your joy is evident in not only the words you say, but the way the poem is written. It's simplicity is perfect.
musiclover said...
Aug. 1, 2009 at 8:45 pm
amazing job.love to read more from you.
LaQuasia J. said...
Jul. 24, 2009 at 4:38 am
i love this poem . qood work !
Chicken--Pie said...
Jun. 16, 2009 at 7:31 pm
Cool! I wuv... Amazingly ordered and it really stands out as original. Good work!
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