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 Category:  General Poetry
  Posted: December 9, 2020      Views: 55

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REESE TURNER 
Reese Turner: Christian, Navy Veteran, Husband, Father of Daughters, Texan, Lion, Golfer, Retired Industrial Plastics Salesman and now, RV driver and writer-wanna-be mostly of adventures of Baby Boomers coming of (old) age... And, we sing karaoke at - more...

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In today's world, Happy may be harder to find, but...
"Happy Is As Happy Does" by Reese Turner
Happy? For me, it doesn’t take much
These days; Starting with when I wake
Each morning for me is a Blessing
“I’ve another day, for Heaven’s sake!"

Golf does, at times, make me happy
At other times? Well, not so much.
But, generally, happiest with friends
Out on the course, a golf club in clutch
 
On the road, in our motorhome
With spoiled dogs and my dear wife
Going from here to there with them
And camping out: That’s a happy life!
 
Adult beverages and tasty snacks
For me, happy is as happy parties
I don’t follow many healthy rules –
That's for healthy, yet, unhappy smarties
 
Sex? Happy? Not sure, if I remember…
At my age, those memories are a muddle.
But, I know, now, I’m delirious if
I can just seduce someone to cuddle.
 
Writing poetry puts me in a happy place
Although I seldom seem to win
But writing makes me so happy that
I try and try and try again!

 

What Makes Me Happy writing prompt entry

Writing Prompt
Write a RHYMED poem, minimum three stanzas long, on what makes you happy. Any rhyme scheme, any style - from a sonnet to a quatrain. NO FREE VERSE.

Author Notes
You might be asking yourself, "Why didn't this old man mention his grandchildren as sources of happy?" You have not met my grandchildren. Neither did I mention hard work as making me happy. Now we're back to grandchildren.
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