In the meantime, enjoy the responses I have made to other prompts.

Saturday, November 5, 2011

My response to A Poem A Day prompt on WDC

If Only

If only money grew on trees 
I found in my backyard.
If only success came to me,
but not by working hard.
If only people all agreed
with what I had to say,
then I’d be rich and famous,
and I’d always get my way!

But all I grow in my backyard
are trees that produce leaves.
I’ve reached my goals in life so far
by rolling up my sleeves,
And since I’m no authority,
nor academic whiz,
I’ll forget about “if only” 
and get busy with what is!

8 comments:

  1. Can i love this?
    Because i do!

    I need to catch up with you, as it has been such a long time! Missing you tons!

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  2. Of course you can, Ali! Thanks! i kind of like it myself. :-) I do hope you are well? Message me.

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  3. This is a great poem! Witty fun and true all at the same time. Many folks today should consider elbow grease over trying to be a reality tv star. A little hard work goes a long way. Thanks for sharing this poem.

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  4. I LOVE THIS POEM!!

    Fabulous, whimsical....great flow and rhyme.

    :)

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  5. Just stopped by again to thank you for your fun contribution to last week's Limerick-Off!
    Madeleine Begun Kane

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  6. Congratulations on winning an Honorable Mention in last week's Limerick-Off! Limerick of the Week 46

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