Wednesday, 10 April 2013

#9 napowrimo


A small kerchief
She puts it in her pocket
Every time she leaves home
She puts it in her pocket
She makes boats, bananas
With her kerchief
She wipes her face and hands
And puts it back in her pocket
She draws an imaginary world
She makes it her companion
To clasp tight when she walks out
And to put on her head when sun
Smiles hard at her cute face
Her embroidered kerchief
With fruits, fairies and cartoons
She strolls with her little feet
With a cute kerchief in her pocket.


14 comments:

  1. a handy thing to keep around as it becomes rather versatile...like many things when you know what to do with them...but something many might dismiss as just a handkerchief...

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  2. I can see this tiny woman that you describe ... nicely written and paced with the repeating line and phrase!

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  3. I haven't thought of the word kerchief in a long time. Sounds like this one has an amazing life! Reading this gives me a secure feeling.

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  4. So sweet, bringing back memories of making a
    'mouse' with a handkerchief in church ~~ making it 'jump' ~~ laughing uncontrollably with my friend Mary Gresham ~~ getting into all sorts of trouble from Mother.

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  5. Every nice, captures the moment and paints a lovely picture.

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  6. This reminds me of those times I would make something out of my kerchief ~ Very good write ~

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  7. It is good to have such a useful kerchief, which is almost like a friend! Very poignant writing here.

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  8. Hankies are a thing of the past....that is a very sad thing. Your poem was charming!

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  9. Ah, mine was always for putting on my head to watch cricket. Great days. Great poem.

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  10. Aww, this is wonderful! What a precious kerchief, filled with good memories :)

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  11. I love the life of this handkerchief :-) What a lovely tale you wove here, and something about "little feet" so wonderful.

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  12. This is absolutely precious I love it!

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  13. "She draws an imaginary world
    She makes it her companion
    To clasp tight when she walks out"--- beautiful description Sreeja :-)

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