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Children's Poetic Short Story--Mommy's Magical Kisses--Skippy the Dream Bear

Updated on July 16, 2012


A mother's kiss is more than it ever seems. Tommy and his bear Skippy travel through an adventure, thanks to mommy's magical kisses!

This is my first attempt at a Children's Poetic Short Story. Thank-you for taking the time to read this, all comments and suggestions are always welcomed.

Source: My 8 year old son, Shea.
Source: My 8 year old son, Shea.

Mommy's Magical Kisses--Skippy the Dream Bear

“Mommy, thanks for making Skippy a pirate outfit.”

“You’re welcome, Tommy.”

She tucked me into bed

and kissed me on the head.

“Don’t forget to kiss Skippy?”

Skippy is a special bear

and with mommy’s magical kisses, we can travel anywhere.

Without another peep,

we drifted off to sleep.

With my favorite bear in hand,

we drifted swiftly to our dreamland.

We flew high

above the clouds and through the sky,

over the tallest mountain’s peak,

and soon to the ocean, we came to seek.

“Skippy, look over there.”

We floated above the ocean’s waves

and walked over towards the shore’s caves.

With our wooden swords in hand,

we walked carefully across the soft white sand.

Climbing over the large wet rocks,

we finally arrived at the rickety docks.

Several scurvy pirates prepared our boat;

we were ready to see it float.

Marching aboard the pirate ship,

I held onto a rope so we wouldn’t slip.

“Welcome aboard, Captain Tommy.”

“Arr, matey!” I had eagerly said

as I placed an eye patch on my head.

The bearded pirate dressed in red

told me that his name was Pirate Fred.

Even with his long hooked arm,

I knew that he wouldn’t cause us any harm.

Skippy raised the pirate flags,

made from very old tattered rags.

With the scurvy pirates ready to go,

we traveled through the tide that was low.

We headed towards the far east

and then we met with a monstrous sea beast.

His tentacles were long and slimy;

Pirate Fred and I yelled “Oh, Blimey!”

Skippy and I with our wooden swords,

danced across the ship’s long boards.

Stabbing our swords in the air,

we gave that beast a good scare.

The beast slid back into the sea,

we all cheered full of glee.

Source: self
Source: self

Shooting across the night’s sky

a tarnished paper caught our eye.

Dancing across the sea’s cool breeze

it landed in Skippy’s hand with ease.

Much to our surprise,

it showed us the where a treasure lies.

Headed now on a different course,

quickly the winds blew us with a steady force.

Nearly at the Island of Sap,

we found a landmark on the map.

Parrots squawked above my head,

saying dry land was just ahead.

"Land Ho, Mateys!"

Our boat crashed softly on the shore

and now we headed through the island’s core.

A large black X marked the spot;

with shovels in hand, we dug a lot.

Deeper and deeper we dug the hole;

finally, we reached our ultimate goal.

The chest filled with glittering gold,

it was more than we could hold.

Pirate Fred placed something on our arms

he told us that we earned the good luck charms.

We said “Good bye!” to Pirate Fred

and then flew back home in my comfortable bed.

With my eyes open wide,

I saw Skippy lying by my side.

Dangling from my thin wrist,

the charms caused my eyes to mist.

I finally had proof from my dream that mommy’s kisses are more magical than they seem.

Thank-you for taking the time to read this; if you like this, please check out my other Hubs.


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      6 years ago

      You are very welcome,Patty. Many need to read your hubs.

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      Patty Kenyon 

      6 years ago from Ledyard, Connecticut

      IntegrityYes, THANK-YOU soooo much for commenting!!! I do appreciate the comments and you are very encouraging!! THANKS AGAIN!!!

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      6 years ago

      That is another powerful hub,patty. I voted way up!

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      Patty Kenyon 

      6 years ago from Ledyard, Connecticut

      Thank-you midget, I really do appreciate your comments!!! I enjoy reading your hubs as well!!!

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      Michelle Liew 

      6 years ago from Singapore

      A beautiful story in verse. Well thought out, Patty, and creative.

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      6 years ago from Fuck of HUBPAGES

      You're welcome and thanks !

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      Patty Kenyon 

      6 years ago from Ledyard, Connecticut

      WOW kumar, Thank-you soooo much!!! I really appreciate your comments and words of encouragement; It means a lot to me and I look forward to reading your Hubs!!!

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      Patty Kenyon 

      6 years ago from Ledyard, Connecticut

      I love the support have received and truly glad that I joined HubPages and soooo Thankful for the people that have been so kind!!

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      6 years ago from Fuck of HUBPAGES

      Beautiful poem. You are so encouraging that you make all readers read your hubs. Keep writing :)

      Voted up and sharing !

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      Joshua Zerbini 

      6 years ago from Pennsylvania


      You are very welcome, I was once in your boat and the encouragement I received helped me get through and over the obstacles that came my way. So, I am only mirroring what others have done for me and helping others in the same way!

      Like I said, you are off to a great start; keep up the great work! You will blazing the HubPage trail in no time!

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      Patty Kenyon 

      6 years ago from Ledyard, Connecticut

      Josh, THANK-YOU soooo much!!! I really do appreciate all of the encouragement you have given me since I started on HubPages!!! I Love reading you Hubs as well and never know what to expect!!! THANKS-AGAIN!!

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      Joshua Zerbini 

      6 years ago from Pennsylvania


      These poems are so beautiful! Great work here. I enjoyed them thoroughly! Thanks so much for your beautiful and inspiring poetry. I enjoy visiting your hubs, you are making a lot of progress here in HubPages!

      I am voting across the board and sharing!


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