Margaret Alice

Rookie - 3 Points (The Crystal Age / Pretoria - South Africa)

Feelings: Feeling Fantastic, Glow-Worm By Night - Poem by Margaret Alice

An Alice with magic shoes running up and
down, dragging a fourteen-year old kid along;
collecting information, fixing e-mail stations,
to a restaurant to snatch a cup of tea, back to
e-mail the official cover sheet – with Oh! –
SUCH malicious joy knowing how much pain
such nitpicking papers cause all clients –
passing a pharmacy, buying play make-up;
passing a shoe-store and buying sandals for
the young girl – she is much too slow and this
day must travel far – unto Captain Irene at
Pebbles Restaurant to borrow “Thief Of Time”
by Terry Pratchett – I will not allow anyone or
anything today to be a thief of time that is all
mine; I’ll run everywhere filled with happiness
knowing that time is as elastic as we make it,
happiness becomes real when we start to fake
it; my day is marvellous because a problem
literally shrinks once I decrease it in my mind;
Nici complaining - Is this how you spend every
day - I can’t keep up…; my reply – Reality is
a kind of trampoline that we jump off to make
graceful turns and summersaults in the air –
today I am determined to enjoy each moment
in a feeling fantastic!


Glow-Worm By Night

Another miracle, great expectations leading
to lovely friendships: Irene’s friend feels like
family, warm and cozy, joking and laughing;
with that twist to the mouth that indicates a
happy spirit and a humorous attitude to life,
an unquenchable thirst for living it up, brilliant
eyes denoting a mind unique, brightening the
lives of all she contacts, she is a jewel, a gem,
a fluttering butterfly, a glow-worm by night, with
her you can tackle the world, go walk-about,
rest warm at night, thank you Irene for sharing
the lunch and allowing us to meet your excellent
friend, it felt like acceptance unconditionally by
a spiritual sister - she is worth more than riches
on earth; her laughter and practical jokes will
always lighten the burden of life!


Comments about Feelings: Feeling Fantastic, Glow-Worm By Night by Margaret Alice

  • (11/15/2007 8:02:00 AM)

    knowing that time is as elastic as we make it, / happiness becomes real when we start to fake / it; my day is marvellous because a problem / literally shrinks once I decrease it in my mind; .. that part was awesome. full of energy, perplexity. ~sjg (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, November 15, 2007

Poem Edited: Monday, April 25, 2011


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