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Teddy Lostizfelt

Updated on October 7, 2012
My Teddy Lostizfelt tattoo
My Teddy Lostizfelt tattoo
My little Yorkiebear, Ziggy
My little Yorkiebear, Ziggy


Teddy wonders where she has gone.

A hide-and-seek game should never take this long.

Dusty silence is a bleak host,

and he always feels blue when she’s away.

Beloved and broken

Teddy sits upon a shelf

like a childhood diary, long forgotten… He keeps her wishes and secrets

-locked tight-

in stains and stitches.

Cherished and clichéd

Teddy looks over his kingdom.

Once upon a time, he, a brave knight slaying tyrants

and befriending diamond-bellied dragons.

Every scar & every jewel earned in the name of love.

Desired and deserted

Teddy dreams of dancing in the moonlight.

He’s dazzled by the campfire and its scents

…keawe and burnt sugar…stars and sleeping bags…

pieces of a memory neatly folded in the closet.

Eternally earnest

Teddy waits patiently, only faith keeps him alive.

One day, his best friend will come to mend worries and wounds

with XOXO


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      TattooKitty 6 years ago from Hawaii

      Wow, thanks Shaisty-Chase-Tea ;) Ninjas kick ass!

      I'm what you call a "mix-plate" here in Hawaii...a little of everything- lol! I'm mostly Caucasian (which is a mixed bag already) and Filipino, but I do have some Cherokee blood from my mother's side as well...

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      Shaisty-Chase-Tea 6 years ago from The Outskirts

      are you a native american... cause i'v seen this sparingly, and i have it from some asian roots... not sure where it comes from exactly, but you read like a ninja...

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      TattooKitty 6 years ago from Hawaii

      Thank you Rosemay50 ;) Childhood toys have such an impact on our lives!!

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      Rosemary Sadler 6 years ago from Hawkes Bay - NewZealand

      I love this... poor teddy forgotten as a child grows up and moves on

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      TattooKitty 6 years ago from Hawaii

      Thanks poshcoffeeco ;)

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      Steve Mitchell 6 years ago from Cambridgeshire

      Such a sweet story.

      Vote up / btiful