Posts tagged ‘joy’

December 1, 2019

First IV

by Jem Croucher

4 of 12 in the Jemverse ’12 months III’ series

December is here and as the first arrives
I am content for Christmas
to make its annual entrance
November’s too early or course
But this year there were ads in October
which borders on a step too far.

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November 28, 2019

I’M THANKFUL FOR YOU!

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm

I’m Thankful For You:

My Wife
My Children
My Family
My Friends
My Followers And Readers

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October 2, 2019

Joy to share II

by Jem Croucher

So here beneath the leafy green
Another day in Kew
I stand beside the River Thames
and see this lovely view
The tide is high, the water deep
The sky with promise there
As through the trees the sun appears
and I have joy to share

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July 27, 2019

FOR YOU, OUR BELOVED POET

by thereluctantpoet

HELENE VAILLANT
Helene Vaillant

By Charles Robert Lindholm

We Were Blessed
With The Time
You Spent With Us

Blessed With Your
Smile And Love
And With The Gift
Of Your Words

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July 6, 2019

Joie de vivre V

by Jem Croucher

To be honest
there are many things
that bring a joie de vivre
as I get pleasure
from the simple things
I see each day ’round me

It is zest and
it is laughter
It’s both these things and more
It’s the essence
of the wonder
to find out what life is for

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July 5, 2019

Joie de vivre IV

by Jem Croucher

And then there’s music
brings me back
when really I’m still there

Brings a tingle
brings a shiver
A joie de vivre to share

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July 4, 2019

Joie de vivre III

by Jem Croucher

Just a simple glimpse
of yellow does the trick
to bring a smile and tear

Fills my heart
with summer sun
and joie de vivre and cheer

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December 25, 2018

COUNTING OUT MY BLESSINGS

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm

I Took A Walk
On Christmas Morning
In A Wonderful Cooling Mist
With Plenty Of Time
To Count My Blessings

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December 25, 2018

Christmas Day (haiku)

by Jem Croucher

The joy has arrived
Christmas Day as Yuletide falls
And a star is born

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December 25, 2018

HAIKU:THE ESSENCE OF THE SEASON

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm

Holiday Haiku

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December 25, 2018

HAIKU: THE JOY OF CHRISTMAS

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm

The Joy Of Christmas Comes

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December 24, 2018

MY CHRISTMAS WISH – 2018

by thereluctantpoet

MY CHRISTMAS WISH
By Charles Robert Lindholm

As I make my wishes for Christmas 2018 – the best gift after a wish for world peace and the love of my soulmate and family is for a lifetime of friendship with you!!!

CHRISTMAS PRESENTS

WISHING YOU THE GREATEST GIFT OF ALL  –  SPENDING CHRISTMAS WITH THE ONES YOU LOVE

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December 23, 2018

HAIKU: SILVER BELLS RINGING – REPRISE

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm

Silver Bells Ringing

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December 23, 2018

HAIKU: THE CHRISTMAS TREE – REPRISE

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm

The Christmas Tree Shines

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December 22, 2018

HAIKU: WHY WE CELEBRATE

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm

Christmas Comes Around

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December 22, 2018

HAIKU: SHARING MEMORIES

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm

The Joy Of Christmas

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December 21, 2018

HAIKU: WHAT I WISH FOR

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm

Why Can’t Everyday

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December 21, 2018

HAIKU: CHRISTMAS SPIRIT

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm

Christmas Proves To Us

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December 20, 2018

HAIKU: WINTER WONDERLAND

by thereluctantpoet

CHRISTMAS LIGHTS
By Charles Robert Lindholm

A Blanket Of Snow

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December 20, 2018

HAIKU: THE FIRST CHRISTMAS SONG – REPRISE

by thereluctantpoet

THE FIRST CHRISTMAS SONG
By Charles Robert Lindholm

The First Christmas Song

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December 3, 2018

Tri-haiku X (tears)

by Jem Croucher

To open your eyes
as bright sparkles sting and fall
It’s ok to cry

Embrace my sorrow
But then tomorrow bring smiles
that I may see joy

As sometimes a tear
will fall from my eyes with joy
as something moves me

©Jemverse

November 23, 2018

HAIKU: CHILDREN AND GRANDKIDS

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm

Thanksgiving Has Past

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October 28, 2018

Thorns of Joy

by Linda Lee Lyberg
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Bed of roses
Bed of thorns
Thorns of life
Thorns of sin
Sin is the cause
Sin is the lust

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October 22, 2018

THE COMFORT OF QUIET

by thereluctantpoet

Woman resting with cup of hot drink and book near fireplace
By Charles Robert Lindholm

There Is An Inner Joy
And A Keen Realization
That Comes From Gazing
At A Midnight Sky
Filled With Countless Stars

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October 20, 2018

Of Writers and Readers III

by Jem Croucher

Part 3 of 3

Cathartic the writing
Long have I written
For with poetic voice
I am truly smitten
I write with a passion
as I want you to see
The zest of the life
I have around me

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October 19, 2018

Of Writers and Readers II

by Jem Croucher

Part 2 of 3

Cathartic the writing
It’s something I do
for I love to find words
to share here with you
To metre and form
and syntax and rhyme
I’ll find ways to bring
them time after time

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October 7, 2018

HAIKU: A LAKE CALLED TAHOE

by thereluctantpoet

EMERALD BAY TAHOE
By Charles Robert Lindholm

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October 7, 2018

SCRIBBLING WORDS ON WHITE PAPER

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm

In The Backside Of The Night
I Sit In Silence
In Flickering Candlelight

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