L is for Lalala

04/14/2011


LALALA we will have some fun today for I am bringing you the L of poetry — LIMERICK!

I only learned about Limerick last month after more than 3 decades of existence here on earth!  Thanks to Madeleine where I stumbled upon it!

What is a Limerick?

A limerick (is):

  1. is five lines long,
  2. is based on the rhythm “da-da-DAH” (anapest meter)
  3. has two different rhymes.
  4. Lines 1, 2, and 5 have three of those da-da-DAH “feet,” and rhyme with each other.
  5. Lines 3 and 4 have two, and rhyme with each other.
So the basic form is:

da da DAH / da da DAH / da da BING
da da DAH / da da DAH / da da DING
da da DAH / da da BAM
da da DAH / da da WHAM
da da DAH / da da DAH / da da PING

I understand the rhyme but I don’t totally understand the rhythm. I go duh! But then that won’t stop me from trying and shaming myself because it’s fun! Anyone who wants to teach me and correct my 3 Limerick attempts is most welcome and appreciated — have mercy, teach me please!

Now here are the 3 Limericks.

( 1)
A woman is hysterical
Her man turned into a jackal,
How come when they vowed
No hurting allowed,
Love is no longer magical.

(2)
The man jumped out of the window
Good that the house is bungalow,
The cat laughed out loud
Oh what a coward,
He’s afraid of his own shadow!

(3)
Today I decided to be happy
I won’t snap on anybody,
Lalala good day
It is our payday,
Can I have pie and green tea frappe?


Now enter the fun part. In the comment please come up with your own Limerick using any of the 1st line of the 3 Limericks. Please try, please please please! And enjoy!

We’re not yet done with LALALA because I am sharing with you a very special award from Luna — Luna’s Soul Award 2011! If you have not yet met Luna please check my J is for Jejune post. You will respect this woman with a beautiful soul.

Yes, you have a beautiful soul!

Moore to Ponder
Deb’s Blog
Tonirand’s Blog
Linda Kruschke’s Blog
For Heaven’s Sake
Faith Dream’s Blog
E Stelling
Shoes for Imaginary Life
Colleens’s Chatter B
JMJ Book Log
Finding Strength to Stand Again
Soul Diaries
The Treasure Within

Lalala the eyes’ reading this is beautiful. Please step forward and touch the lives within your reach. You will be amazed where it could end…

It might end back at you!

🙂

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E is for Eek!

04/06/2011


Eek! I would have not felt this good if I didn’t have an expergefacient!

Yes, our E word for today is EXPERGEFACIENT which means awakening.

Expergefacient made me realize these 5 things, among others:

1. I cannot please everyone but if I please the only One it is more than enough.

2. There is always something to laugh and cry about. I can choose!

3. In a relationship one can love more than the other. I can be the more loving one.

4. I am never alone. I can reach out. I can allow someone to reach me out.

5. Sometimes the best people to learn from isn’t the most intelligent or eloquent.

Now would you be sweet enough to share your EXPERGEFACIENT?

ENJOY your blessings!

You know that it grow EXPONENTIALLY if it is shared, right?

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I am scared

I am busy

I am nobody

I don’t matter

I will fail

I am not good enough…

Don’t wear your Iglasses

and make endless excuses

why you’re not honoring the gifts

that you have been blessed.

Please try at least, don’t resist

or better yet, use contactSense.

For Thursday Poets Rally Week 39.

For my fears and for failing to vote for The Celebrate Poet of Spring in 2011!

I failed and still I am blessed to be one of the winners! How amazing is that?

Thank God for the holy pen that won me a cool penguin!

Thank God for the cool and wonderful poets who voted for me!

Here they are to guide you to their poems that gave me a smile!

Jingle

Dragon’s Dream

Scent of My Heart

David (1MereMortal)

Cheryl

Rashmi

Pat Cegan

Ina

Chimnese

Becca Givens

Olivia

Lolamouse

Jamie Dedes

Life: Between the lines

Rhyme Me a Smile

Thank you so much and congratulations to everyone!

Click, check, and smile!

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Full Thank

02/23/2011


Perfect Poet huh?

Blessed with pleasant surprise

I smile and bow.

 

Thank you soooo much arbiters of Poets Rally Week 38  for The Perfect Poet Award! Thank you for appreciating my pawn LIFE IS A GAME OF CHESS! Checkmate…I won! And I nominate Lonely Recluse!

There is no limit

to gifts that may be given

the Source overflows.

 

Thank you God for the gifts each day!

Are you now ready

for the shower of blessings?

Yes? It will be cool!

 

Thank you friends for appreciating your blessings!

🙂

 

 


Tara has been doing that and beyond.

Tara is a wife to a member of US Navy and a young mom of 2 beautiful daughters.

Tara was a stroke patient who learned to walk again. Her left side of the body once lost the ability to feel thus, burnt herself a number of times.

Tara has a sight loss.

Tara has prosopagnosia meaning she will never see the same face twice — not even her own face. So never get tired of meeting her again and again and again. You will be glad that you meet her anyway — again and again and again!

Tara’s words are full of hope and wisdom. She said this, “I am glad to realize that even though you may not have sight, does not mean that you cannot have a vision.” And this, “Remember we all lose something at times; however, when that loss has cleared away, what is remaining may turn into our newest prized possessions.”

Tara’s incredible spirit of positivity can inspire us to push our limit of what we think we are capable of doing; of giving thanks; of celebrating. Maybe we can learn from her. She actually wants us to celebrate with her — hear her here.
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Tara, in our language it means ‘LET’S GO’. Shall we now go to her and say Hi? Don’t be surprised if you find her awesome because she truly is!

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Sure we have given thanks to the blessings we got!

How about the one on its way, did we say thank you already?

Lord thank you for the wonderful day I am having tomorrow!

Thank you for the smiles I will give and receive!

And yes thank you for the hugs! I won’t let go unless they hug me back!

Thank you for the steaming hot rice, clean drinking water and the surprise viand on our dining table tomorrow!

Thank you for the rain! Oh if it doesn’t rain, thank you for the sunshine then!

Thank you for the sunshine! No worry if you send rain, I have my umbrella!

How possible are those blessings tomorrow?

What? We are not sure if we will have tomorrow?

Then we have more reasons to give thanks now.

After all I haven’t heard of wasted thanks, have you?

As for me, I am giving thanks now of what I will receive tomorrow and be excited about it!

Oh well, we can be excited for the blessings on the coming weeks, months, years and even eternity!

Willing to share of what you will give thanks?

🙂


Thank God for the apple seed!

This is according to me — this how to — but if you echo the same thought then it is according to us! Sweet!

Gratitude is a domino effect leading to the Source of all things and when you are connected to the Source you can’t help it but be good!

When I’m thankful for an apple it goes like this…

“This apple is really good! numnumnum

Thanks apple tree! numnumnum

Thanks apple seed! numnumnum

Thanks God! numnumnum

Oh God, You’re sooo good! numnumnum

I got to be good too — despite that the apple is gone now!”

Am I quirky? Oh why do I ask when I know it’s Yes!

Thank God!

Now let’s appreciate an apple pie.

Remember the Ingredients!

🙂