Mary Nagy

Rookie (11-08-1970)

Is There Really Such Thing As A Bad Gift? - Poem by Mary Nagy

I've said ''No gift's a bad gift''.
That's what I use to say...
Until I opened up the gift
I found on Christmas day!

I tried to fake ''I love it! ''
I tried not to let it show...
I wonder if they noticed
when I lost my ''Christmas glow''.

They had no way of knowing
they had bought my biggest fear...
for what they wrapped up for me
was......a MAGNIFYING MIRROR!


Comments about Is There Really Such Thing As A Bad Gift? by Mary Nagy

  • (1/3/2006 12:47:00 PM)

    This is freaking hilarious! LOL

    Man, I know what you mean. Who invented that damn thing, anyway? Everything is so stinking huge that it looks as if you could park a volkswagon in your pores. lol Excellent!

    Shannon
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  • Ernestine Northover (1/3/2006 7:34:00 AM)

    As long as it doesn't crack, all is well Mary! Look into it with the lights dimmed, a glass of wine in your hand, and a big jar of anti-wrinkle cream and you'll be fine! ! ! This one was fun to read. Loved it. Love Ernestine XXX (Report)Reply

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  • Linda Hepner (1/3/2006 1:26:00 AM)

    This made me laugh (from nervousness?)
    Happy New Year, Mary!
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  • (1/2/2006 10:00:00 PM)

    Well, for the record.......I do know many women that use magnifying mirrors when applying make-up.............But, truthfully, with each year that passes, I feel less inclined to want a close up. :) (Report)Reply

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  • (1/2/2006 9:22:00 PM)

    There is such a thing as a bad gift. It's called a chia pet smiles (Report)Reply

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  • (1/2/2006 8:48:00 PM)

    Right, now this has confused me. Why would anyone give a woman a magnifying mirror? That is a gift for a man!

    Still at least this poem came out of it. If I were you I would flog it on e-bay pointing out that this is the very mirror that you wrote this poem about. Then you could use the money to take a holiday in someplace cultural and lord it over the natives.

    So, that's your immediate future sorted.
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  • (1/2/2006 8:23:00 PM)

    That's funny! ! It's the thought that counts, but I'm nor sure what the thought was there. (Report)Reply

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  • (1/2/2006 8:21:00 PM)

    my goodness! what a treat. a satisfying poem nonetheless. at least something good came out of it! (this poem, of course.) (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, January 2, 2006

Poem Edited: Friday, January 5, 2007


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