Thursday, June 30, 2011

THE ROBIN

A cherry
or berry
has stained up your breast
it is merry
oh! very
to see you so dressed ...
you bring us
and sing us
an old but dear song
of tune-time
and June-time
of love that is strong
you appear
and you cheer
with expressions of pleasure
have brought us
and wrought us
fresh hope set to measure
playfully
gayfully
you fill our life-cup
you greet us
and meet us
with
" Cheery - cheer up!"

33 comments:

  1. That brought a smile to my face Margie :)

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  2. What a lovely poem! The ending made me smile!

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  3. What a lovely poem. thanks for stopping by and for the compliment. Mid-day pics are hard with all that sunshine bouncing around.

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  4. Hi Margie
    Nice picture and poem.
    Wishing you a good evening and a nice weekend full of sunshine and happiness!!!
    Lydia

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  5. ha. this one was so much fun to read...love the rhyme and rhythm of it...a wonderful picture it paints into smiles.

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  6. ha. this one was so much fun to read...love the rhyme and rhythm of it...a wonderful picture it paints into smiles.

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  7. Cheered me up like anything ~

    Happy day~

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  8. Thanks for this fun and cheerful composition Margie.I am all smiles.Hugs to you :):)

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  9. wonderful!!!!

    i love how when you read it out loud, it sings like a song... a happy bird's song :)

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  11. So, I'm not sure how you found my blog either, but I am so happy you did, because now I've found yours!

    I am getting back into reading poetry after a long hiatus and I owe it to all the lovely poetry blogs out there.

    What a lovely poem.

    Thanks for stopping by!

    xxoo,

    RMW

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  12. This is sweet, Margie. It brought a smile to my face. :)

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  13. Margie: This beautifully captured the true essence of the Robin! I enjoyed it very much! :)

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  14. Delightful! Great fun to read out loud, too.

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  15. How sweet Margie! I love robins, you've written a beautiful and happy tribute to them here. Love it! Hugs, G

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  16. This poem is so great to read aloud, Margie...I've read it twice to my grandson and he's insisting I read it to him again. I think it will have to be printed out and given to my four year old grandson to put on his wall...he's in love with your words!

    He loves this..."of tune-time
    and June-time"...he's gone off singing that phrase, heh! xx

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  17. What a gift the robin brings in soft songs...just as what a gift your words bring... :)

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  18. Hugs back to you Margie! Loved your comment/entry! Do spread the word and good luck.

    Happy Sunday, G :<)

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  19. Oh, how lovely! Beautiful word-painting!

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  20. Perfect..this has a lovely musicality to it..I want to dance!!

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  21. I like the structure of your poem: 2 short lines and 1 long one, and -its springy rhyming.

    It looks and sounds (when read out loud) lovely! Perhaps you should seek to attach some music to it.

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  22. serious smile! :)

    an i agree compose it to a music! :)

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  23. Margie,

    This is beautiful. An uplifting and cheery piece of poetry.
    I love robins visiting in my garden too. They are so cute!

    Best wishes, Eileen

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  24. This tribute makes me smile and I love cherries and robins.

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  25. Another great one,I'll be comign here for a poetry boost all the time :)

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  26. Wonderful I love how it flows and how cheerful it is.

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  27. I loved the rhythm in these lines. It was as if the robin itself was singing that sweet song to us.

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Each day comes
bearing its own gifts ...
Untie the ribbons.

-Ruth Ann Schabacker