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We Had A Good Time

Updated on March 18, 2013


The classroom I didn't like,
Spelling my name like the mouse;
On the way home riding my bike,
Past the cute little girl's house.

Then home and all alone,
Just me in my room;
In a world all my own,
My imagination could bloom.


Saturday's we'd sit in the dark,
Gulping up celluloid fuel;
On the way home we'd play in the park,
After finding a stick/sword for our duel.

Let me put it this way,
So my poem will rhyme;
At the end of the day,
We had a good time.

Hitchhiking to the shore,
In groups of two or three;
Our adventures became lore,
Swashbucklers on a teenage sea.

Then one night at a dance,
Though it was not my kind of place;
I lifted my head and perchance,
I was captured by her face.

Happy with just her touch,
Love filled our teeming house;
Though besides kids there wasn't much,
She couldn't have been a better spouse.

Let me put it this way,
So my poem will rhyme;
At the end of the day,
We had a good time.


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      Martie Coetser 5 years ago from South Africa

      Oh, this is so beautiful. Women like to know exactly how their man feels about them, and you've made your love for your wife so clear in this poem. I believe, feel, that a man who loves his wife/girlfriend makes her as well as all women in the world happy.

      Gosh, you must have been too proud for your shirt with such a beautiful girlfriend :))

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      Shauna L Bowling 5 years ago from Central Florida

      So glad to hear from you again, Mickey! It absolutely looks like you had a good time.... look what you have spawn!

      I love your poetry; it's a side of you I've not seen.

      Welcome back, my friend!

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      Catherine Tally 5 years ago from Los Angeles

      Beautifuly written, Mickey. Your words and images tell me that life has been good in the ways that really count!

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      MickeySr 5 years ago from Hershey, Pa.

      Thank you Martie, you're very sweet.

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      Deborah Brooks Langford 5 years ago from Brownsville,TX

      Mickey I love this.. the poem is excellent and the way you described your life and you woman

      so great

      voted up and awesome and beautiful.. and sharing

      Debbie

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      MickeySr 5 years ago from Hershey, Pa.

      bravewarrior - thanks so much for your always generous review, I don't deserve such a warm and diligent admirer. Thanks.

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      MickeySr 5 years ago from Hershey, Pa.

      cat on a soapbox ~ thank you so much for the favorable comments.

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      Shauna L Bowling 5 years ago from Central Florida

      Yes you do, Mickey. You are one of the first I've followed. I always look forward to what you have to say....

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      Jake Frost 4 years ago from London, United Kingdom

      Beautiful

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      Mary Craig 4 years ago from New York

      What a great poem and a great time! A beautiful and simple way to pay tribute to your relationship. Sometimes we are just lucky....

      Voted up, awesome, and beautiful.

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      CrisSp 4 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

      It's so easy to fall in love with your poems and this one is so descriptive that you take us readers to your wonderful journey of finding love-true love. Thank you for confirming that life is good.

      Happiness always.

      Your new fan~

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      MickeySr 4 years ago from Hershey, Pa.

      JakeFrost ~ thank you.

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      MickeySr 4 years ago from Hershey, Pa.

      tillsontitan ~ I appreciate the warm comments . . . and the positive votes, thank you.

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      MickeySr 4 years ago from Hershey, Pa.

      CrisSp ~ "It's so easy to fall in love with your poems"

      That is so stunningly powerful a notion to me, that anyone would love, and find it easy to love, so personal and simple an expression from me - thank you so much.

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