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Jackie (Micke) Jinks

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A Springtime Joy
by Jackie (Micke) Jinks
Monday, May 02, 2005
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...remembrances of childhood days

 


I had almost forgotten


my favorite springtime toy


‘til I returned to the clime


of my childhood days.


 


Standing tall and majestic,


the maple produces a magical


winged seed, spiraling down


when blown by soft winds.


 


Oh, the delight to watch these


with a twist and a turn,


such gracefulness to a child’s eye,


they silently descend to the ground.


 


What constancy to behold:


natures choreographed ballet.


The winged seed of the maple,


a remembrance of a simpler life of play.


 


© Jackie (Micke) Jinks, May 2004


 

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Reviewed by Regis Auffray 3/28/2009
You have recalled and shared this special memory very effectively via your verses, Jackie. Thank you. Love and best wishes,

Regis
Reviewed by jude forese 5/3/2005
luv the message and feel to this poem!
Reviewed by Mr. Ed 5/3/2005
A marvelous nostalgic write, Micke - and I love maples, too.
Reviewed by Safi Abdi 5/2/2005
Micke, this is something I can relate to...In just a few words you brought home to us a most cherished experience in your life, thanks for sharing!

Safi
Reviewed by A Serviceable Villain 5/2/2005
Micke,

A wonderful walk down memory lane - loved this excellent write!!


Blessings,

Robert
Reviewed by E T Waldron 5/2/2005
Outstanding Micke! You have penned
a gem in this memoir! Brava!
(Brought tears to my eyes)

etw-alrisha
Reviewed by Sue Hess 5/2/2005
this is exceptional
Reviewed by Kate Clifford 5/2/2005
Yes nature and children are connected in a most wonderful way :-) thank you for this lovely example.
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