Twinkle of Appreciation


Twinkle of Appreciation

claiming first
kiss
neath mistletoe

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Today was a balmy day in the midst of winter. Ray and I strolled about our yard observing the spring cleaning ahead of us. I noticed a cluster of green leaves growing on one of our deciduous ash trees. Ray immediately tugged me in the tree’s direction. A question suddenly sprung forth in my mind – “Could this be mistletoe?” Laughing, Ray bent forward to deliver a kiss.  I exclaimed, “This is my first kiss under mistletoe”.  We walked back to the house hand in hand, ready to enjoy our afternoon mug of coffee.

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© by rgb for “On Dragonfly Wings with Buttercup Tea”, 2011 – 2012

About becca givens

Becca is an artist, poet, and animal communicator. She delights in cooking, nurturing, and sharing a rich spiritual life with others on the Path.
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9 Responses to Twinkle of Appreciation

  1. siggiofmaine says:

    Great post ! Mistletoe in your own yard…a year full of secret kisses. How wonderful.!

    Love the blog title and thanks for the Pi`-Ku explanation

    BTW a PS….was with Laurie…first glance Twinkies … but what ever it takes to get someone’s attention! We’d just had a Twinkies party at portrait group for a lady that immigrated from China…she’d never heard of Twinkies….I blame that. Hope you don’t take offense, but decide to collect Twinkie Twinkles !

    Peace and love,
    Siggi in Downeast Maine

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  2. souldipper says:

    Hmmm…stolen smooches are the best!

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  3. granbee says:

    Good for you and Ray! You go, girl! Your almost-haiku here (only 16 syllables with title, or did I miscount? sorry) implies so much about youth being wasted on the young, right?

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    • becca givens says:

      I wrote this in the form of Pi-Ku … which in the short version is 3-1-4 syllables … in the longer version it is 3-1-4-1-5-9-2-6-5-3! I am going to try utilize Pi-Ku for each of the “Twinkles of Appreciation”!

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      • Pat Cegan says:

        These are charming, BB. I am glad you introduced me to this poetry form. I love the idea of Twinkles of Appreciation. And how lucky you are to have a romantic husband. Hugs, pat

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  4. Only I, Becca, read it as Twinkies at first. You know where my mind goes….lovely as usual. Laurie

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  5. Awww…really sweet. Your blog title is really catchy!

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