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  Up up and away?
by Regina Pounds
Sunday, April 10, 2005
Rated "G" by the Author.

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Once in a while I wish I were a duck

I'd swim in smooth water

stick my tail in the air

and quack

and with a gurgle pretend

I'm not there...

 

copyright 2005 RDP 


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Reviewed by Lois Christensen 11/10/2008
We all feel this at times and come back to life as ourselves though. Good thinking on this one and descriptive characteristic appeal to all.
Reviewed by m j hollingshead 3/18/2006
enjoyed the read
Reviewed by Maria Deyana M.V. 1/16/2006
Very nice and sweet!

Regards

Maria Deyana
Reviewed by Pier Tyler 10/21/2005
A fantastic and cute write.
Reviewed by Safi Abdi 7/14/2005
hehehe! real fun piece!
Safi
Reviewed by Sandie Angel 5/15/2005
Delightful write and fun read.

Sandie Angel a.k.a. Sandie May Angel :o)


Reviewed by Bhuwan Thapaliya 5/13/2005
cute little write Regina....wonderful!!!!
Reviewed by Franz Kessler 5/2/2005
poignant and sweet. Franz
Reviewed by Emeka Nwogu 4/21/2005
Tina

I like this one. I sometimes I feel like a whirlwind.
I want to bring in change amongst the leadership of countries that
had neglected the poor.

Emeka
Reviewed by OnepoetGem *the Poetic Rapper 4/18/2005
hey Gina, a fine tail of a little tale, in the air, watch it! hehe. G
Reviewed by Bob Holt (Reader) 4/17/2005
I also feel that way often. Then on many days I meet that damn Aflac duck. I wish he wasn't there.

Bob H
Reviewed by jude forese 4/13/2005
sometimes i know exactly how you feel ... very cunning little poem ... delight to read ...
Reviewed by A Serviceable Villain 4/13/2005
Regina,

Succinctly sweet and perfect - enjoyed!!


Blessings,

Robert
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 4/13/2005
Wishful thinking, Gina. Makes me feel whimsical and somehow free. Love it. Thank you. Love and peace. Regis
Reviewed by Erin Kelly-Moen 4/11/2005
Hello, Gina. :) I feel young when I think of ducks, ducklings, quacks and webbed paddling, disappearing under water, without seeing its consequences, or, not caring, just, free-stroking on soft, placid water. The first line, though, shows exactly why the piece is taken with a rye smile of 'empathy' to older viewers of world events and humanistically abhorrant, unbelievable acts of repetitive abuses and never-ending stupidity... Um, sorry, I'm ranting, abit. :) Oh, and then the title, Up to ... where? No more 'beautiful balloons' until feelings overcome thinking...

Still, as a 'wish of weariness', I'm with you...

Yours,
Erin Elizabeth
Reviewed by - - - - - TRASK 4/11/2005
Easy To Pretend You Are Not Here-Just Close Your Eyes_

But, To Acheive Peace Of Mind Go In Dark Quiet Room Close Your Eyes & Listen With Your Mind You May Just Hear (God) Pretending He Isn't Talking (Watching) To You...

TRASK
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 4/11/2005
oh, to be a duck at times...just swim, eat, and quack, swim, eat, and quack...oh, such as the life! :)

thanks for sharing this delightful write, regina; very well done! BRAVA! *QUACK*

(((HUGS))) and much love, your friend in tx., karen lynn. :D
Reviewed by Joel Raja Kumar J 4/11/2005
How wonderful it would be to be not there:) :)

Love from India - Joel -
Reviewed by Paul Williams 4/11/2005
A lovely whimsical write...would you like some bread lol

Paul;-]
Reviewed by Andre Bendavi ben-YEHU 4/11/2005

An esoteric message under the shadows of this poetic enigma in a clear picture of poetized words.

Long Healthy Ctreative Life, Poet!


Andre Emmanuel Bendavi ben-YEHU
Reviewed by Mr. Ed 4/11/2005
I often wish I were a duck, Regina!
Reviewed by Patrick Talty 4/11/2005
Dear Gina,

With exemplary brevity and the right balance of tone and theme, you have encapsulated here a mood that most readers would relate to and, hence, enjoy!

This poem is surely a good example of what Ralph Waldo Emerson was referring to when he wrote in his preface to *Parnassus*: "Poetry teaches the enormous force of a few words, and, in proportion to the inspiration, checks loquacity."

Brava, Gina.

Best wishes,
Patrick Talty


Reviewed by Reginald Birch (Reader) 4/10/2005
I think of you with more of the grace of a swan, but if you want to be a duck now and again who am I to stop you quacking, though certainly no ugly duckling.
Love it,
Reg.
Reviewed by Handsum Hart 4/10/2005
a cute write

quack quack
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 4/10/2005
That would be great....I think I will fly away from trouble if I could fly like a duck...or even hide my head under my wing!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by E T Waldron 4/10/2005
Regina, A poem full of whimsy! Excellent write!
I've felt this way too!;-)

Love,
Eileen

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Leonora: Tulips in Winter

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