When I Forgot My Morning Smile
Posted by magicalmysticalteacher
When I forgot my morning smile, the fish reminded me
That every river wants to rush headlong into the sea.
When blackbirds carried messages beyond the barnyard fence,
Five famous people came to see—they paid but seven pence.
If shuffling gets me to my goal, I’ll shuffle day and night,
But barefoot I will have to go—my boots are much too tight!
Remember on the day I die: No wailing is allowed!
Now promise me that buttonholes will decorate my shroud.
Poem © 2021 by Magical Mystical Teacher
Posted on March 21, 2021, in light verse, Poets & Storytellers United, Rhyming poetry and tagged birds, boot, buttonhole, carry, famous, fence, fish, forgot, river, shuffling, smile, want. Bookmark the permalink. 7 Comments.
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