Wednesday, 8 July 2015

IF I WERE A .........

IF I WERE A ........
(I wrote this many years ago
for my second book "Written From The Heart")
If I were a month,
I'd choose the month of May.
For it was in that month
I was born and in my mother's arm did lay.

If I were a day
I'd choose mid-week Wednesday,
For that was the day I entered this world
And have continued my journey.

If I were a time of day
I would choose early morning.
To see the early sunrise
Also hear the birds a singing
.
If I were a planet 
I would be Venus.
That's the planet of love,
An emotion so good between us.

If I were a direstion
I would choose the East.
That's where the sun rises
Which gives our eyes a feast.

If I were a tree,
I would be a Christmas tree.
Thinking of all the happiness
Within the family.

If I were an animal,
I'd love to be a cat.
To laze in front of the fire
On a lovely fluffy mat.
.
If I were an instrument,
A piano I'd like to be.
So someone very special
Could run their fingers over me.

If I were a fruit,
A grape is the answer of mine.
For the outcome of a grape
Is the flowing of wine.

If I were a food,
That's an easy one.
For sheer indulgence,
I'd be a fresh cream bun.

If I were a book
That has to be "Eliminate Stress"
To put me on the right track
So life won't be in a mess.

If I were a song
"Hello Darlin" that's what it would be.
Because my dear friend Danny Boy
once sang that especially to me

If I were a flower,
I would be an EnglishRose.
For that was my pen name
When I first started writing prose.

If I were a facial expression,
That would have to be a smile.
Recalling wonderful memories
As I sit here for a while
.
Copyright Yvonne Lewis.

10 comments:

  1. Wonderful Danny say that song for you.
    I would be a guitar and hope that my wife plays me. Wait, that sounds bad...

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    1. Thanks for your message Alex which came over all too loud and clear.......
      Yvonne.

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  2. If I were a planet, I'd be Venus, too, because it's easy to see in the night sky.

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  3. Good comment Sherry, thanks for passing by,
    Yvonne.

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  4. Hi Yvonne,

    Wonderfully thoughtful, Yvonne. In your heart and soul, you are all those things and so much more. Have a peaceful day, my kind friend.

    Gary

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    1. Thanks Gary for your lovely comment, much appreciated.
      Hope all is well.
      Yvonne.

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  5. An oldie but a great goldie. Loved this the first time I read it and still like it.

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    1. Thanks for your kind words Gregg.
      Yvonne

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  6. A lot that is wished for in life. A lot is achieved! Appreciating it initially as is done here will make it even more fulfilling when these happen later. Great lines Yvonne!

    Hank

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    1. Your'e so right Hank. Thanks for the comment and visit.
      Yvonne.

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