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I Got the Joy! MAG

January 21, 2009
By Anonymous

I got the joy
to pop the corn
side the walk
swing the set
mock the bird
glow the worm
gas the light

break the fast
ice the box
stair the well
school the boys
bubble the gum
french the kiss

yellow the fever
treasure the chest
miracle the grow
marry the gold
night the mare

jump the jack and back again
I believe
I believe I got it … that joy!

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byebye said...
on Dec. 1 2011 at 8:50 pm
byebye, Nevermore, Other
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This was great! I loved it and never would have come up with something so clever and joyful. Hope you don't plan on leaving the writing world....you have big talent and huge potential!
I'd love it if anyone would take a look at my work, I'm dying for some new feedback (especially on "Helium Balloons")

on Dec. 1 2011 at 8:08 pm
Gracious PLATINUM, Go Away, Kansas
22 articles 0 photos 66 comments

Favorite Quote:
"life sucks and then you die, yeah, i should be so lucky"

-Jacob, Twilight

I’m still that girl who falls when she runs, Getting back up, because falling is fun.

jesus christ this is like the fifth beautiful poem ive clicked on to find you leeching off their success.

on Dec. 1 2011 at 6:19 pm
ElleNicole BRONZE, St. Louis, Missouri
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Favorite Quote:
"My role in society, or any artist's or poet's role, is to try and express what we all feel. Not to tell people how to feel. Not as a preacher, not as a leader, but as a reflection of us all."

Nice job, would you mind checking out my pieces? Thanks if you do!

on Dec. 1 2011 at 3:44 am
Theo Lazar BRONZE, Baia Mare, Other
1 article 3 photos 3 comments
Oh my gosh. It's like all the talented people are on this site, publishing their work. Your poetry is so amazing, deep, intresting. I love it! 

Dreammer GOLD said...
on Nov. 9 2011 at 3:33 pm
Dreammer GOLD, Montrose, Pennsylvania
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Favorite Quote:
Love is like quicksand the further you fall the harder it is to get out

Thanks alot :D

Emily100 said...
on Nov. 9 2011 at 3:08 pm
I will as soon as I find it!

Emily100 said...
on Nov. 9 2011 at 3:05 pm
I agree I like the imaganation to

Dreammer GOLD said...
on Nov. 9 2011 at 3:03 pm
Dreammer GOLD, Montrose, Pennsylvania
19 articles 0 photos 37 comments

Favorite Quote:
Love is like quicksand the further you fall the harder it is to get out

:D good poem please read and comment on mine

on Nov. 9 2011 at 8:19 am
Myrtle25 BRONZE, New York, New York
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I loved your imagery and unconventional style. I just thought "yellow the fever" seemed like a weird and negative image in contrast to all the other ones, which are about joy and dominance- it would make more sense if that line was either changed or removed.

on Sep. 17 2011 at 11:27 am
livelovesmile GOLD, Gaithersburg, Maryland
19 articles 0 photos 60 comments

Favorite Quote:
I am like a star burst. A juicy contradiction. I'm hard to figure out, but when you get to my center, your suprised! It's not what you thought it would be, huh.

Very cute!

Please comment and rate my new poem "Safe On A Cloud"!! And some of my other poems, because I'm new to TeenInk: "Girl Next Door", "Captured by Reflections" and "Longing For Those Days" ! 

I would really appreciate it! Thanks!

on Sep. 4 2011 at 5:11 pm
heartforwords BRONZE, Cedarburg, Wisconsin
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I love this poem because it's really childish and fun!! This is one of my favorites!!

on Jul. 17 2011 at 5:30 pm
Laura_Oliver GOLD, Manchester, Connecticut
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That would make a great song, if you included a few more verses using a different patterns.

Plus, check out my poem, "True Colors" and leave some feedback.

on Jun. 30 2011 at 9:21 pm
Creatore SILVER, Bethesda MD, Maryland
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Favorite Quote:
“Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending.” -Maria Robinson

This is so unique! It inspires a feeling of almost childlike joy, but in a way that people of any age can understand.

on Jun. 30 2011 at 7:03 pm
Me22895 DIAMOND, Azle, Texas
77 articles 0 photos 30 comments

Favorite Quote:
If nothing ever changed, there would be no butterflies.

This made me smile. Thank you!!!!

on Jun. 30 2011 at 5:23 pm
youaretheinkandlifeisthepaper BRONZE, Houston, Texas
3 articles 0 photos 26 comments

Favorite Quote:
"I want to unfold. I do not want to be folded anywhere, because there, where I am folded, I am a lie." Maggie Stiefvater

I looked at your poem The Girl inside and it was amazing! Also if you have time could you check out my poem Flame? Its on a Forum.

on Jun. 18 2011 at 10:56 am
rubyrainstorm SILVER, Closter, New Jersey
7 articles 0 photos 275 comments

Favorite Quote:
Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment.

Haha, this is a really cute poem! Loved it! Btw, if anyone has time, please check out my poem, The Girl Inside, and others. Thanks!!! :)


reblep GOLD said...
on May. 16 2011 at 8:52 pm
reblep GOLD, Chester, Connecticut
11 articles 0 photos 30 comments

Favorite Quote:
the sun through my window, warming my skin...

very creative. i never would have thought of something like that. 

on Apr. 25 2011 at 12:41 pm
xXprettybrowneyesXx SILVER, Coonrapids, Minnesota
7 articles 0 photos 7 comments

Favorite Quote:
"find hope where darkness hides and where truth and lies are indifferent . "
Best friend Taylorr :)

i really like the idea of this poem. where did you think up this structure?

on Apr. 15 2011 at 11:54 am
that is mean this is a beautiful poem

spency SILVER said...
on Apr. 13 2011 at 8:23 am
spency SILVER, Irvington, New Jersey
8 articles 0 photos 75 comments

Favorite Quote:

wowwwwww... am loving it...itz great,keep the good work