Sunday, July 3, 2011

Hitching



SUNDAY SCRIBBLINGS
suggests 'hitch'

HITCHING

If you 'hitch your wagon to a star'
It's likely you will not go far;
Very soon you'll strike a hitch!
Life is known for being a bitch!
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BLOSSOMS

Breeze-blown, the blossoms bleed into the earth below,
Making room for other scarlet miracles to grow.
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7 comments:

J Cosmo Newbery said...

True enough!

Madeleine Begun Kane said...

LOL! So very true!

Altonian said...

Fun poems - I liked a lot. Stange how we both mention life being a bitch!

Susannah said...

Very true. :-) (hitch)

I love 'blossoms' it is beautiful.

oldegg said...

I agree hitching a ride is somehow cheating and not really experiencing life to the full. Hard knocks do us so much more good.

Ceebie said...

Ooh, I love Blossoms - beautifully simple yet so evocative! You might enjoy my contribution to Sunday Scribblings this week - there are blossoms there too!

Thanks for the reference to Emerson. I had wondered where that notion of hitching oneself (or one's wagon) to a star came from!

Serena Shay said...

LOL...so true!