I Got the Joy! MAG

January 21, 2009
By Lydia Hynson, Thiensville, WI

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

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

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

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



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Catlady SILVER said...
on Apr. 28 2009 at 7:00 pm
Catlady SILVER, Tulsa, Oklahoma
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I love it. It so upbeat and lively!

on Apr. 26 2009 at 2:32 pm
Rose_Schroth BRONZE, Ellington, Connecticut
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Favorite Quote:
"You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one." -John Lennon

I liked this a lot. It made me laugh and smile. It was so creative. Great job!

on Apr. 23 2009 at 2:02 am
The way you wrote this was so unique and amazing, once i read it, i felt the joy you were describing. I love it.

on Apr. 20 2009 at 9:23 pm
Alex(andra)_12 BRONZE, Mexia, Texas
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This is so great...its the kind of thing you stumble across when having a bad day that turns your mood around! Great writing!

dae9519 said...
on Apr. 13 2009 at 1:56 am
this is great

very origonal

it hit me in a way that I didn't expect it to because it was so different. I love it

kumiko BRONZE said...
on Apr. 12 2009 at 5:07 am
kumiko BRONZE, Moreno Valley, California
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this is a great poem! its very cheerful and optimistic. u have great talent! keep writing, and congrats on getting published

LilJ<3 GOLD said...
on Apr. 9 2009 at 4:30 pm
LilJ<3 GOLD, Gloucester, Virginia
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I love the way this was written.. it was differnet and unique... GREAT JOB!

Congrats on your poem being published!

♥ Jackie, Another Poet :)

on Apr. 9 2009 at 11:53 am
Babybluelove1 SILVER, Clyde, Texas
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I just love this!!! WOw, how did u do it??

on Apr. 5 2009 at 8:02 pm
sumthingspecial BRONZE, New York, New York
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that was pretty cute :]

KathleenE. said...
on Apr. 4 2009 at 6:48 pm
It's a simple poem that says a lot. I like how each line is completley open to interpretation simply because you made compounds individual words.

on Apr. 3 2009 at 5:22 pm
/Ya very nice yayayayayayaya

cool fun awesometasticpo

on Apr. 2 2009 at 12:28 am
CloudedCrystal SILVER, Florissant, Missouri
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I am totally feelin this! After readin it, i was ready to get up and do the jive! It made me feel alive!lolz!........maybe not. Luv it!

on Apr. 1 2009 at 1:14 am
aaron daniels BRONZE, Webster Groves, Missouri
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i dig this!

Smile4u said...
on Mar. 31 2009 at 12:41 am
I LOVE THIS POEM!!!!!! It was really entertaining!!

artlover said...
on Mar. 29 2009 at 1:33 pm
i like how you seperated compound words to use in your poem. very creative!

on Mar. 27 2009 at 10:29 pm
Sheebs PLATINUM, Oxford, Florida
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Favorite Quote:
You can look for love all you want but in the end love will always be right beside you.

this is very upbeat




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