Posts tagged ‘joy’

July 3, 2020

Simple Pleasures

by Jem Croucher

Writing in my little book
really brings me pleasure
just crafting lines of poetry
to hold and yes, to treasure
I just can’t stop myself I find
I simply have to write
be that in the daytime
or late into the night

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June 16, 2020

Bringing joy

by Jem Croucher

Never fails the trail
regardless of the time
that I have traced my steps up here
when the weather’s fine
Well trod chalk the wayside flower
the blue sky and the sun
combine here in God’s country
bringing joy whene’er I come

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May 16, 2020

Tactile

by Jem Croucher

I’m not sure where it came from
but the book that I have now
The one I write ideas in
gives lots of joy somehow
It’s a bit about the binding
and the tactile feel it brings
with the strip of leather used to tie
pages and other things

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March 6, 2020

Sunshine as a friend

by Jem Croucher

Yellow, warming
lifts my soul
Catches, comforts
makes me whole
Brings a shoulder
to console
the sunshine as a friend

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December 25, 2019

THE GIFT OF YOUR TIME

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm

The Year Is Ending
And I Want To Give Thanks
To Each Of You
As Readers And Followers

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December 25, 2019

CHRISTMAS HAIKU: CHRISTMAS EVERY DAY – 2019 REPRISE

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm

Christmas Every Day

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December 11, 2019

Of rainbows and promise

by Jem Croucher

The promise over our house today
in the sky right after the rain
gave us both a feeling of joy
when it with its radiance came

The colour was vivid, the arc of it wide
and though brevity saw its demise
its purpose was clear, one of promise and hope
beneath it revealed to the wise

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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

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