Ernestine Northover

Veteran Poet - 1,743 Points (25th March 1943)

I Wish - Poem by Ernestine Northover

I wish the sun would shine all day,
So I could just relax away,
And on to a recliner climb,
Compose a rhyme
That would be sublime.

I wish the household chores could be,
Automatically done for me,
So when with plenty of time to spare,
I could share,
One moment, rare.

I wish I could hold a wonderful party,
For people who are considerably arty,
Painters who are in 'the know',
Will come and all their pictures show,
Interest will grow.

I wish I could write a 'cool' best seller,
One about a handsome fella,
A romance, perhaps would do,
Which would imbue,
A top review.

I wish I could talk doggy language,
That would be a real advantage,
I could with my canines speak,
It wouldn't be Greek,
It would be unique.

I wish I could cure the world's ills,
Not with medicine or pills,
But with a thumb and finger click,
Fast and quick,
That'd be terrific.

I could wish for many things,
But whatsoever this life brings,
I'll take it on the chin,
With a grin,
And I will WIN! .

Comments about I Wish by Ernestine Northover

  • (5/28/2016 10:19:00 PM)

    .........I love this poem from beginning to end, adding to my favorites :) ★ (Report)Reply

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  • Ryson Dsouza (3/1/2016 8:50:00 AM)

    Overall Wonderful...! ! the last three i loved the most.. your imagination is awesome...
    I Wish your wishes come true
    Thats my ultimate wish for you

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  • Andrew Blakemore (5/9/2008 5:07:00 PM)

    Great structure a, a, b, b, b. Really helps the poem flow and I loved your words. Andrew x (Report)Reply

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  • (4/1/2006 12:29:00 PM)

    Wonderfully written, flowed like a gentle stream.You're amazing! Have you heard the song called 'IF I WAS' by Midge Ure, Love Duncan (Report)Reply

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  • (9/4/2005 7:53:00 PM)

    Great message Ernestine. I sense that there's a real fighter in you! Sincerely, Mary (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, September 1, 2005

Poem Edited: Thursday, May 20, 2010

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