Saturday, February 21, 2015

the best bouquet


smells like
            globs
            of glue

stuck to
            crumpled
            red tissue paper
on
green pipe cleaners

held
in a chubby fist

just below
a
look-what-i-made-for-you

            grin



© 2015 Jennifer Wagner


28 comments:

  1. The sweetest bouquet ~ Love that grin in the end, smiles ~ Enjoy them while they are young ~

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  2. ha. those are the best...i have a drawer by my bedside....while not full of bouquets....it is full of things my boys have made and given to me....very cool jennifer

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  3. The gift of giving, steps far beyond the >gift<. and each >gift< is held as life.

    birthday gift
    made by this giver's hand
    a time mark

    _m

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  4. But what a joy to accept such a gift made with such love!!

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  5. The best bouquet ever! This brought a smile to my face - love it!

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  6. The gift of children ~ you're very blessed! Such a sweet poem :)

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  7. Hahaha Yes I can see it. Cute.
    ZQ

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  8. This looks like a Mother's Day present. It makes me smile when I see our old ones at my parents' house.

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  9. Wonderful .. the pride of those gifts is the best joy. I wonder if those gifts I might have made have gone...

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  10. five senses,
    anyone works.
    love the strong imagery.

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  11. Jennifer, I remember getting gifts like that....adorable.

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  12. Oh I smelled the glue right away and say the bouquet through the eyes of the child...fabulous images and emotion here.

    Donna@LivingFromHappiness

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  13. I love how you word things, e.g., globs of glue. This whole poem is wonderful! Truly enjoyed reading it.

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  14. Oh yes, those are the very best bouquets! :)

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  15. nice! love this style! More like this one!

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  16. Gifts like these are worth the most. Love the way you structured this one. Really nice.

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  17. A wonderful mother-son moment . . . beautifully rendered!

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  18. lovely...I imagine the bouquet does smell quite devine. the visual of this has me smiling.

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  19. Those precious moments that smile at the mere memory. A treasure Jennifer

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  20. An utter delight for you as it clearly was for many of us.

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  21. True heartfelt gifts - joyous poem

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  22. Cute, the gifts they make are best.

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  23. Gifts from the heart are the very best gifts indeed :)

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  24. Handmade gifts from sons and/or daughters are the best.

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