DESMOND

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DESMOND

Grumpy little Desmond,
Sitting on the living room floor,
A little tear runs down his cheek,
His fist are clenched,
His face is red,
He was told not once but three times,
Yet he did not listen,
He rubbed his sore little bottom,
He was mad, He didn't like this world,
Nothing could make up or forgive,
Now that the tantrum was over,
A voice called from the kitchen,
Asking him if he wanted a cookie,
As he got up and headed for the kitchen,
Desmond fixed his tie, Grabbed his briefcase,
Thinking it was so simple,
All it takes is a cookie, To make it all better.......


Richard E. Cartledge PHOENIX 6/2010 (c)

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Teardrops commented on DESMOND

06-30-2010

This is wonderful and loved the way the little boy in the man sees his punishment . Great write Marie

1990lh commented on DESMOND

06-27-2010

oh this is a deep write given in a simple package. oh if it was only that simple, if only. kudos phoenix 100 kudos

Poetry comes nearer to vital truth than history.

Plato (BC 427-BC 347) Greek philosopher.

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