It’s Double-Up Blog Day!
We celebrate Thankful Thursdays with Brian AND we also have Angel Sammy writing us a poem for the letter of the alphabet we’ve worked up to which this week is the letter “X” !! First up is celebrating what we’re thankful for with Brian and you can do that too if you’d like to joint his hop – just click on the badge below to be transported to his blog where you can use the LINKY tool to put your blog link in. We can then all visit each other! Yet another thing to be thankful for – Brian hosting this blog!
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This has been a very thankful week…..we’ve complained a lot but “secretly” been thankful for all the rain we’ve been getting – no bad storms – just a lot of WET. That’s making this a gloriously green and flower-full Spring and we’ve thankful for that. Some Springs have been dry as a Fall leaf and the lawn and trees have suffered but not this year. It’s my first year with a yard so I’m appreciating it. Angel Sammy told me that grass is delicious and I took his word for it and tried it and YUM. My Mom is thankful that when she was getting handfuls of mulch out of the wheelbarrow as she and Dad planted some foxgloves that the SNAKE she almost picked up with the mulch was SMALL and somewhat disoriented so it didn’t bite her. It was just a juvenile black snake but for Mom – they’re all boa constrictors or giant pythons. She screamed and refused to touch the wheelbarrow! Poor Mom.
Now let’s move on to Angel Sammy’s favorite “during the week” post which is his own “Thoroughly Poetic Thursday”. He is at the Bridge but he’s still writing poetry AND giving me poetry lessons in my sleep. Maybe one of these days I’ll give it a whirl, but until then, shall we see what he came up with this week for “X”??
Greetings friends from the Rainbow Bridge! Coming up with an X poem was tough…..but I did it……at least I think I did! Also, just a word about “WHAT ARE WE GONNA DO AFTER WE GET TO Z????”. I know there haven’t really been a whole lot of you who have participated in writing a poem on Thursdays the two times we’ve gone through the alphabet BUT those who have, have had a lot of fun with it. Just like I have. Just like Teddy has AND even Old Mom who used to write a whole lot of poetry in “the old days” (tee hee). Anyway, I’m going to leave it up to you all what we do from here! I polled you in October last year and at that time you wanted to do the alphabet AGAIN. I’m doing the poll AGAIN just to be sure and leave you a space to present your own idea – and we’ll be ready to do SOMETHING when we get to Z in a couple of weeks OK? OK. Take a minute to do the poll – I’ll sure appreciate it! My poem for today is right after the poll.
“X Marks the Spot”
Poem by Angel Sammy Kimmell, 5/24/17
When I was still with you
I never had my doubts
You knew how to make me happy
I never had to ask and I never had to pout!
X marked the spot where my heart beat full of love
X-actly what it STILL does as I rest here up above.
X is where my tummy is, you loved to stroke my fur
X-actly the spot you’d pet and make me do a giant purr!
X is the empty place at home where I wish that I could be
X-actly the spot Teddy occupies now that my wings have set me free.
X will mark the place where I will be waiting for you one day
X-actly the way it should be though I had to go away.
I will shine down my love for all of you – look for me on my cloud……
Love is truly FELT, and not always said out loud.
Thank you dear brother……………! My friends, please remember to answer the poll. Never worry that your poetry “won’t be good enough” or that you “can’t write a poem” because inside all of us is a place – sometimes hidden – where we THINK poems all the time. Let it fly free. I’m learning that sometimes you can say something in a poem you wouldn’t otherwise say. If you wrote a poem today on your blog, please put your blog link in my comments and we’ll visit you to read it! OR, if you’d rather, you can write your poem in my comments and share it that way.
Until next week – where we’ll be thankful together AND write a poem too!!