Vanessa Hughes

Veteran Poet - 1,046 Points (28/8/62 / Birmingham)

My Pleasures - Poem by Vanessa Hughes

Bacon, eggs, sausage and beans
Buying another pair of black jeans
Shutting the door on trouble-some teens

Sitting, chilling, in the park
Gazing at sparkling stars after dark
Peaceful mornings up with a lark

Early evening glasses of red
Giggling at something, someone said
Naughty day-dreaming laying in bed

Looking in charity shops for books and CD's
Pickled onions and crackers with very strong cheese
Hot sunny days with a mild gentle breeze

Chatting with people I know or just met
Warm sunny downpours, getting soaking wet
On Grand National days, having a bet

Buying the paper and having a read
Watching someone do a good deed
Being able to help someone in need

Drinking cups of Yorkshire Tea
Communal flowers for all to see
Green healthy grass and a pure blue sea

And there lies some reasons i'm grateful for
Each day on this earth, and want many more

Comments about My Pleasures by Vanessa Hughes

  • (3/15/2012 2:58:00 AM)

    These are a few of your favourite things and a fine life affirming list it is too. Especially the wine and cheese and nature and sleeping and a good cuppa. You wouldn't be dead for quids. (Report) Reply

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  • Allemagne Roßmann (8/26/2011 10:41:00 AM)

    Pleasures are your prerogatives as evident here.Good write.. (Report) Reply

  • C.R. Clark (8/9/2011 12:07:00 AM)

    A very pleasurable read. Things that make one happy. What could be better to write about? Loved it
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  • Matt Mooney (6/24/2011 12:55:00 PM)

    A well written personal profile in verse, honest, interesting and amusing.10. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, May 7, 2011

Poem Edited: Monday, May 9, 2011

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