Writing 201 Poetry: Day 10: Pleasure, Sonnet, Apostrophe


By Teresa Dean Smeigh
Copyright October 2015


Is this a carousel horse before me?
May we ride it mother please?
Oh how I wish that they rode free.
This I find to be just a tease.

What is his name my dear kind sir?
What? You want me to guess his name?
I was thinking Frankincense or Myrrh
Or maybe something much more tame.

Sir come on let us ride.
The night is drawing near.
My little brother at my side

Or maybe at my rear.
Not now mother please wait.
We’ll meet you at the gate.



About Tessa

Teresa (Tessa) Smeigh at 60 plus is still going strong despite her disabilities affecting both physical and mental abilities. She has bipolar disorder (mental), Fibromyalgia (nerves), degenerative disc disease (spine), and arthritis (joints). Her new journey's include Diabetes controlled by insulin. She is also working on 2 fiction books (mysteries). The books will probably never be finished. She keeps her blog filled with useful content, occasional devotionals (She is a Christian), stories and poems. Plenty to keep you busy. She has also been interviewed by blogs and had other posts published on many different blogs. She is from Southern, NJ. Her family and blog keep her busy.
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9 Responses to Writing 201 Poetry: Day 10: Pleasure, Sonnet, Apostrophe

  1. Lovely pleasure filled memories.

    Liked by 1 person

  2. Tess, Wonderful Loved the photo. I feel the magic of the ride.


  3. Misky says:

    Lovely childhood memories!


  4. clcouch123 says:

    You recreate creatively the thinking of a child. I wish the horses were free. While we’re going ’round, it’s hard to tell if my brother is before me or behind. And a child’s insistence is sensibly crafted here, too. Thank you!


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