The " Hoppy " Ban...

So sad..Hopping in and Out of ones' Life...

Sometimes we have to change our appearance..so we don't get " SPOTTED "...
Sometimes we have to change our appearance..so we don't get " SPOTTED "... | Source

It's Peter Rabbit for Pete's" sake...

He comes by each and every year...

For this they say we should fear ?

Just to share a Spring holiday ?...

He's a horrid creature, so they say...

He has big ears and a cotton tail...

And sometimes he even carries a pail..

Full of candy, and colorful decorated eggs...

This day is between Valentine hearts , and Green Beer kegs....

He's rarely ever seen...

And has never ever been mean...

So why are all these American States...

Having all these holiday debates ?..

I await my basket filled with a chocolate kiss..

I only hope his picture does not end up on...

The Post Office " 10 most wanted list "...



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wildove5 3 years ago from Cumberland, R.I.

Very cute!!! Easter was my mothers favorite holiday so it holds a very special place for me. I miss her, it will be a year since her funeral on April 11th. Thanks for the poem, she would of loved it!


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kj force 3 years ago from Florida Author

wildove5...Glad you enjoyed, thanks for " hopping " by...I got this from a news article regarding the schools up your way.. and how they want the " Easter Bunny " eliminated ..All this politically correct is getting out of control....hope this will be the last of the snow...and COLD..have a great night


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Mhatter99 3 years ago from San Francisco

Thank you for this. Easters have really changed. I'm glad I saw it at its best.


Vickiw 3 years ago

I hadn't heard about this bunny controversy, kj. Whatever next?! Definitely time for protesting in the streets! What is wrong with people? Other countries don't seem to have all this waffling around over their cultural traditions. Well, I don't care. Just give me my chocolate. Great poem, raising awareness of a really important part of living!


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kj force 3 years ago from Florida Author

Vickiw...this was on " Nations news" and involved the northeastern states, and a few coastal southern ones...and yes why when there are so many other issues that " demand " attention, they why do they bother ?

It's to take the public's attention away from the real issues..remember the old saying " confusing thy enemy...will guarantee a win " quote by Hitler..or was it Daffy Duck ? thanks for the visit...


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Theater girl 3 years ago from New Jersey

We are creating a generation of children without dreams. Very sad.


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Eiddwen 3 years ago from Wales

Oh how wonderful kj. I love your poems and here's to so many more to come.

Eddy.


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kj force 3 years ago from Florida Author

Theater girl .. Some friends and I just had that discussion yesterday...

My G-C were talking about how a lot of their friends don't like/ or know how to play boards games...kick they can...and many other games from the past ( my daughter taught them)and how Halloween and other holidays traditions were celebrated...they asked why did it change after so many years of it " working " ? really didn't have an answer...

thanks for your thoughts...have a great week-end..


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kj force 3 years ago from Florida Author

Eiddwen...Glad you liked my words /thoughts of my poems... and yes with the fact I write of life and it's quirks... with todays' world there' much to write about...thanks for visiting..enjoy the week-end


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Theater girl 3 years ago from New Jersey

Its sad, I work with young children everyday, and childhood gets shorter and shorter all the time.....


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kj force 3 years ago from Florida Author

Theater girl.. I agree... childhood is getting shorter and shorter.. but.. . that's because society/ media is pushing it along....and even some parents are guilty of it, encouraging it by giving in to all the wants and NOT taking care of the needs....thanks for comment...


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unknown spy 3 years ago from Neverland - where children never grow up.

this is so cute!


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kj force 3 years ago from Florida Author

unknown spy...cute but so sad.. that so much of tradition is being pushed to the wayside...thanks for stopping by..glad you enjoyed


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Faith Reaper 3 years ago from southern USA

What a delight! Love this.

Happy Easter!

Voted up +++ and sharing

Hugs and love, Faith Reaper


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kj force 3 years ago from Florida Author

Faith Reaper...So glad you " hopped " by....Hope your Easter " sweet "..

thanks for the vote+...


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khmazz 3 years ago from South Florida

So awesome!! I love this!!! Great job :)


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kj force 3 years ago from Florida Author

khmazz....glad you enjoyed...thanks for the compliment and the visit..have a great week-end


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epigramman 3 years ago

Well you are definitely on my top ten most wanted list , my Queen KJ,

and of course 9 others too - KJ on Monday, KJ on Tuesday, KJ on Wednesday ....... and KJ, mutiple times on the weekend, if necessary, lol.

Sending you a high five from lake erie time ontario canada 1:15pm where the sun is out and spring has sprung in Canada, I think, I hope.


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kj force 3 years ago from Florida Author

epigramman....spring has sprung ..the grass has rizz..I wundered where the flowers is ? I heard tell they are in Indiana...we are surrounded by smoke today..signs of hot spots..as we are lacking moisture bad...thanks for stopping by sorry about the sour milk for the tea....have a great day...


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PHILLYDREAMER 3 years ago from Lodi, New Jersey

I think Easter has become too commercialized and people are losing site of what it's about. I wonder if parents still teach their kids the religious significance of the day.


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kj force 3 years ago from Florida Author

PHILLYDREAMER....I agree much of todays' holidays have become commercialized and the religious/momentous meanings are not even explained, some just go through the motions...changes in society have eliminated much of tradition.. due to " politically correct disorder "

Thanks for comment...

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