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Looking Back!!
by Tinka Boukes
Thursday, January 27, 2005
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Looking Back!!


When I was only seven

I thought I was in heaven

I had a brand new front tooth

And a brand new school uniform

And my body had no defects

It was only perfect

No extra baggage or boobs

Without any aches or pains

No damn heartache or sorrow

Just so very happy to be the age seven

And not that ugly eleven


Legs now longer but no boobs yet

Now that I am 4711ís

Four sevens and one or more elevens

I wish I could be at heavenís door

Or even become a grandma of seven

Before I go to heaven

My New Haven


Geez what a long way

Looking back

Copyright © Thursday January 27, 2005  Tinka Boukes.

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Reviewed by Handsum Hart 1/28/2005
What a cutie boo, I bet the boys gave you lots of candy.
A nice write.
Be good now!
Reviewed by A Serviceable Villain 1/28/2005

Wonderful childhood pic and memories ... exceptional walk down memory lane my friend!!

Best wishes,

Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 1/28/2005
beautiful write, tinka, and you were such a cutie! (still am!) well done!

(((HUGS))) and much love, your friend in america, karen lynn in texas. :D
Reviewed by Phillip William Allen 1/28/2005
You've shown that no matter the age that the little girl still lives. WTG
Reviewed by m j hollingshead 1/28/2005
well done, enjoyed the read
Reviewed by Andy Turner (Reader) 1/28/2005
Must be great, to have sucha long memory.
Reviewed by - - - - - TRASK 1/27/2005
Exactly What You Can't Stop Doing Looking Back_

Your Youth Is In Your Mind,i.e.Minds Eye--You Are Only As Old as You Feel Obviously It is Old!

I Can't Make You Anybody See Anything Ya Jus Gotta Find It Out For Yourselves!

Your Friend,TRASK
Reviewed by OnepoetGem *the Poetic Rapper 1/27/2005
super tink, but we can't go back, only try to do better where we're at. l&p G
Reviewed by Retta (Reindeer) Mckenzie 1/27/2005
Ah Tinka, Time does fly by doesn't it, You were so cute, Loved this poem,

Reviewed by jude forese 1/27/2005
you still have the same smile ;)
Reviewed by Carole Mathys 1/27/2005
love the photo, you look so happy, and young....great write, Tinka
Reviewed by Sherry Heim 1/27/2005
What a precious picture, Tinka, thanks for sharing it with us. Life did seem so much simpler then, but so much sweet time has passed between there and here as well as some bitter moments. I would never trade them for the gift of being 7 again, or even 11. Hopefully, the grandkids will come for you soon, Tinka and you will relate to them as they grow through all those wonderful stages. Life is amazing, never allow a moment to be filled with hate, for there is a lesson within all that occurs.
Take care,
Reviewed by Judy Lloyd (Reader) 1/27/2005
Interesting Tinka and my picture at that age is somewhere with all my curls.
Reviewed by John Bidwell 1/27/2005
OMG yes. Where does the time go?
Thanks for sharing this Tinka.
Reviewed by Paul Williams 1/27/2005
a lovely lyrical look back...I agree with Kate on this.

excellent Tinks,

Reviewed by William Bonilla 1/27/2005
yeah! I know what you mean
"If Only"
thanks Tinka, I loved this one
loved that song too
Your're as Cute as A Bumble Bee

William ......Peace & Love
Reviewed by Mr. Ed 1/27/2005
Hey! You look just like a girl in my grade school class. She always got me in trouble, too - with those nasty old nuns!!!

And those good old days truly do seem like a different lifetime now.
Reviewed by George Jackson 1/27/2005
Been on my mind a lot lately, Tinka, looking back at the boy I was. Dunno why I have, but understand well the past you wish for. A great poem=0)
Reviewed by Kate Clifford 1/27/2005
Ah you just a young chick about to blossom! Heaven can wait :-)
Reviewed by George Carroll 1/27/2005
Time sure flys by but we always have those happy memories.
Reviewed by Anna Marie Fritz (Reader) 1/27/2005
I agree with Jerry, Tinka...this is a good one!
Reviewed by Sue Hess 1/27/2005
i was looking at a picture of my sister and I at that age just yesterday and thinking how long ago and how simple life was back then. i enjoyed reading this tinka
Reviewed by Jerry Bolton (Reader) 1/27/2005
Ah, we can't help but look back, I am afraid that I do it far too much, write about "those" days far too much, but tomorrow is just as important as yesterday. Damn! That's a good one I believe.
Reviewed by E T Waldron 1/27/2005
Tinka you were adorable;-) That great smile!
Looking back is good to do as long as you don't
stay there;-)fine poem!

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