Karen Touzalin

(Kingston, Jamaica)

Joy


I am elated,
Spinning,
Dancing,
Frolicking
happy.
Skipping along in pretty new shoes
happy.
‘kin puppa lick’ and fall down
happy,
Girl in pigtails
with red ribbons
happy
Smiling from ear to ear,
jaws aching happy
Beautiful sunshiny day after rainfall
happy.
Basking in the afterglow
of your loving happy
Loving your sweet kisses happy
Today,
I found my happy
wrapped up like a present
in you.

Kin puppa lick - A Jamaican expression for falling head over heels

Submitted: Tuesday, December 28, 2010

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