Mary Nagy

Rookie (11-08-1970)

When I Was......... - Poem by Mary Nagy

When I was hiking in the woods
I found a walking stick.
I used it while I walked for miles.
It sure did make me quick!

When I was swimming at the beach
I found a pretty shell.
I hooked it on a necklace.
I think it looks real swell!

When I was at the millpond
I found a little stone.
I took it home and washed it up.
Oh my, how that rock shone!

When I was in the meadow
I saw a butterfly.
I knew I'd never catch it...
but you know me........I had to try!

Comments about When I Was......... by Mary Nagy

  • (3/24/2006 4:49:00 PM)

    Searching and mostly finding something beautiful where-ever you roam.This made me think of a poem, Please check your inbox Mary.Love Duncan (Report) Reply

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  • Ernestine Northover (10/9/2005 1:48:00 PM)

    This is a nice one Mary, short but cute. Sincerely Ernestine (Report) Reply

  • (10/7/2005 9:06:00 AM)

    A sweet poem, I love the last stanza. (Report) Reply

  • (10/6/2005 10:32:00 PM)

    Then I went home to sit and rest
    down on my rocking chair,
    the sun was setting in the West
    and as I combed my hair
    I looked out through the window screen
    and saw to my surprise
    two creatures that are seldom seen
    at home....... two butterflies.
    They danced and sang and smiled at me
    until the darkness came
    out on my porch they acted free
    and played their lovely game.
    And in the morning when I rose
    the two were sleeping there
    It is not known, but I suppose
    they liked my rocking chair.

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, October 6, 2005

Poem Edited: Friday, January 5, 2007

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