Happy poem no. 4


Parodia magnifica*

Hey, cheer up!

Who says you’re ugly,
old & worn,
and a sourpuss –
that’s just your current
image of yourself.

Even cacti do have
their close friends,
lovers & admirers!

Get yourself
watered a bit,
& you’ll be back
in full bloom
in no time at all.


– James Steerforth (© 2008)

* This beautiful photo is from the highly recommendable Cactus Blog.

About James Steerforth

I am an author of poetry and fiction, translator and painter who loves to have fun with borrowed feathers.
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1 Response to Happy poem no. 4

  1. coldfire says:

    thanks for the poetry. I really enjoyed it.

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