Hello friends……time for us to join in Brian’s Thankful Hop! If you want to join in you can click his badge and link up with us. We enjoy having one day a week to FOCUS our Thankfuls although we are truly thankful EVERY SINGLE DAY for our blessings. Our #1 “thankful” as it is for many people is having our health. My Mom and Dad remain OK – wear masks and keep their distance as much as possible. I make sure they do! I snoopervise everything they do these days and they ARE being good.
I also am happy that there is no Covid at the Rainbow Bridge and our Angels are all SAFE from that………………my brother Angel Sammy never misses a Thursday Poem either. Here’s this week’s!
Happy Thursday from the Bridge!
Time for our weekly get-together to have some poetic fun together. These days ANY fun together is welcome – right? We look forward to Thursday and reading all the poems you wrote to go with the inspirational photo I give you each week. Amazing what kind of thoughts a photo can put in your head – great material for writing poem isn’t it!
Here’s last week’s photo followed by my poem!
Poem by Angel Sammy Kimmell ©September 9, 2020
A beautiful country home – a sight for the heart
The symmetry here is nothing short of art!
Gardens so cheery greet the discriminating eye
Sheer perfection from twin chimneys that reach for the sky
Trimmed shrubs and ivy add a most homey look
The beauty of the home captured in the photo they took
We hope that within this house happiness prevails
Sometimes the outer beauty surrounds inner sad tales……………
Why did I turn this poem around so drastically at the end? Well, sometimes it’s nice to “throw a curveball” in a poem. Lead your readers down a path and give them a surprise. Actually for me, the poem expresses something I’ve often wondered – just because a house has beautifully trimmed shrubs and shiny windows and paint doesn’t mean that INSIDE the house it can’t be full of sadness or anger or danger. The old saying “looks can be deceiving” comes to mind! Poetry can simply be for fun but sometimes it can send a message or raise a question. Anyway, I hope you like it. I also hope you wrote a poem to share – let us know in comments so we can read it………………………………
Here’s the photo for NEXT week’s poetic get-together……………..have fun with this one!
So it’s a date right? We’ll meet next Thursday and read each other’s poems for this old photo (taken in the 1800s by the way). Meanwhile please stay safe and happy and be kind to each other!
Hugs from the Bridge…………Angel Sammy
Thanks for the poem dear Angel Sammy…………………..I wonder if they have any cats in that beautiful house in today’s photo – wouldn’t it be fun to wander in that garden? I think so!!!!! See you next week dear brother.