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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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shizuka BRONZE said...
on Apr. 3 2011 at 8:50 pm
shizuka BRONZE, Brooklyn, New York
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ur poem brings me some joy!

on Mar. 22 2011 at 11:14 pm
i  liked  this  poem  it was  pretty  good.  who  ever  made  this  poem  i'll  give  them  a  thumbs  up,

Lexi-pex GOLD said...
on Mar. 12 2011 at 4:14 pm
Lexi-pex GOLD, Billingham, Other
13 articles 0 photos 75 comments

Favorite Quote:
"The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams."
- Eleanor Roosevelt

this is such a unique poem - i love it! i like how you thought 'outside the box' it's really nice : )

on Mar. 12 2011 at 3:18 pm
Norma-Bernard GOLD, Moosic, Pennsylvania
14 articles 2 photos 26 comments

Favorite Quote:
"When a door closes, somewhere out there a window opens."

This poem is so good! I am new to Teen Ink and every piece I have read is amazing, but yours really sticks in my head. Your poem has given me the joy! Please check out some of my work!

on Feb. 28 2011 at 4:26 pm
EyesofBlueFire GOLD, Belleville, Illinois
15 articles 0 photos 37 comments

Favorite Quote:
"We are only as strong as we are united, as weak as we are divided." Dumbledore, Harry Potter, J.K. Rowling.

I thought that this poem was really pretty. :) It's uplifting.

on Jan. 27 2011 at 10:34 pm
LittleMidnight PLATINUM, Glendale, Arizona
28 articles 0 photos 63 comments

Favorite Quote:
Life is but a book just waiting to be filled, you make your own story

Fun and random in a way, Cool!!! loved it!


Can you comment on some of my poems?

Abby96 BRONZE said...
on Jan. 11 2011 at 9:34 pm
Abby96 BRONZE, Leesburg, Virginia
3 articles 0 photos 26 comments
I really like this poem! Its fun and sort of wimsical. It makes me think of a really spastic person hopping up and down like Tigger!

on Nov. 10 2010 at 3:41 pm
WinterFairy PLATINUM, Chicago, Illinois
45 articles 15 photos 111 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Don't dream it. Be it."
"Singing is praying twice, and dancing is singing with the body."
"Paper is more patient than man."
"Where you live shouldn't determine whether you live"

i kinda like it

boo94 said...
on Nov. 10 2010 at 10:46 am
this somewhat seems pointless and has no meaning and its rather confusing and just is to jumpy from one subject to the next and it needs more thought and soul put into it or else it is just words being put together in a careless way.

kay4theroses said...
on Aug. 14 2010 at 9:30 pm

really simple and exploitive. awesome job.

anyone read some of my newer stuff?  i could  always use the critisizm.

on Aug. 14 2010 at 2:55 pm
Chaymeriyia BRONZE, Montgomery, Alabama
3 articles 0 photos 1 comment
i love this poem..

on Jun. 9 2010 at 5:05 pm
LihuaEmily SILVER, North Kingstown, Rhode Island
7 articles 3 photos 196 comments

Favorite Quote:
"It is said that there's no such thing as a free lunch. But the universe is the ultimate free lunch." -Alan Guth

That is way cool. Awesome job!

on May. 30 2010 at 9:54 am
Patience97 PLATINUM, New Tripoli, Pennsylvania
27 articles 8 photos 135 comments

Favorite Quote:
"People believe that if we really want to eliminate something, focus on that. How much sense does it make for us to give the particular problem all of the energy, as opposed to focusing on trust, love, living in abundance, education, or peace? -Un.

This is so different, and everything you compare is so different... I like how you can take so many different, and diverse things but fit them together in one poem.

Well done :)

"People will never remember exactly what you said, but they will remember how you made them feel."

on May. 8 2010 at 11:13 am
perfected_11 SILVER, Cheverly, Maryland
5 articles 0 photos 23 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Negative thinking limits gods possibilities for us and for others."
-Craig L

this was amzing,,, haven't read anything like it..

check out some of mi9 if you could


on Feb. 9 2010 at 9:51 pm
turboman PLATINUM, Hudson, Massachusetts
22 articles 0 photos 1 comment

Favorite Quote:
The person who said that nothing was impossible never tried slamming a revolving door.

It is so offbeat, original, and wonderful. When you talk about joy, good things come naturally!

on Jan. 18 2010 at 3:45 pm
hello.beautiful PLATINUM, New York, New York
35 articles 29 photos 67 comments

Favorite Quote:
Look at the nations and watch— and be utterly amazed. For I am going to do something in your days that you would not believe, even if you were told. -Habakkuk 1:5

This is really original, I Love it (:

on Jan. 5 2010 at 8:23 pm
waiting... SILVER, Harvard, Illinois
6 articles 0 photos 13 comments

Favorite Quote:
The most beautiful discovery that true friends make - is that they can grow separately without growing apart

wow this poem actually got me to be happy! i just love it soo much, it clicks w/ me... i must thank you soo much for this poem. excellent, excellent writer

Vangog SILVER said...
on Sep. 27 2009 at 1:30 pm
Vangog SILVER, Sterling, Virginia
6 articles 0 photos 13 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind." -Dr. Seuss

Love it! Very original!

on Sep. 27 2009 at 1:28 pm
frenchfrie35 BRONZE, Westfield, Massachusetts
4 articles 0 photos 10 comments
This poem is lovely. Your joy is evident in not only the words you say, but the way the poem is written. It's simplicity is perfect.

musiclover said...
on Aug. 1 2009 at 8:45 pm
amazing job.love to read more from you.