23 Jun 2012

The Joke's On Me

This is my version
of an imaginary person.
I will call her Jinx.
The name stinks,
for it reeks of pranks -
the kind folks murmur "No thanks!"
to; folks on whom tricks,
like a ton of bricks,
fall flat.
Splat!
Ones who missed out on the gene
for humour. Know what I mean?
Jinx, on the other hand,
can understand
how a quick quip
can nip
into a conversation
like a well placed decoration,
cause a smile or a giggle
without causing a wriggle
of unease.
She likes to please,
make the world a better place
by bringing a smile to its face!

Fireblossom, at IGWRT asked for a newly written poem about someone who inspires us. Hehehe! So here you are... sort of...

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    1. Now, why would that be? *smiles*

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  2. Hehe! A tiddleyompom pome if ever I saw one!

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  3. Rhyming couplets of varying lengths! A rare form thes days. Excellent

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  4. Very clever and fun and you are right about people! (Grumpy!) k.

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  5. My favorite lines are:
    "a quick quip
    can nip
    into a conversation
    like a well placed decoration"

    I like hearing Jinx's view of the world tho I am of the opposite persuasion, serious to the end of time when I will wish, I am sure, that I had more jinx in my life and a few less elves!

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  6. And you definitely brought that smile...jinx is a sweetheart....

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  7. Actually, it is supposed to be about someone FAMOUS, and it *can* be someone who inspires you, or not.

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    1. Maybe the fame will come once I’m dead! Hehehe! Who knows?!!! I’m working on it…

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  8. Love this game at words and fun you've played!! Thank you for the light smile!!

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  9. Sweet and colorful. :) I love the description of this blog.

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  10. This was fun! Loved the use of rhyme as well -- it made for kind of a rollicking feeling, which suited the idea perfectly.

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  11. This made me smile...loved the rhyme which I am not good at.

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  12. well, you're famous in my corner of the poetry blogosphere, Pen! i enjoyed this!!!

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