That thing…

The time is upon us of those long hot days

everything moving at such a slow pace

I think I can hear the footsteps of my mind

though it seems to find itself in a bind

That thingamajig which kept it ticking and going

has vamoosed and gone into hiding

Playing peekaboo with sudden flashes and glimpses

like a novice I fail when within inches

Is it roaming like a nomad in search of greener pastures

am I no longer a good master

Has it has been lured by someone

for I can see in the vicinity the jealous one

All these years of practice at writing

gone to waste with that thing flying!

I enveigle it, as one would an errant young one

with treats of likes and comments well spun

I chew quills, tear empty page after page

raging at being so unfairly caged

If you see my thingamajig lurking somewhere

Just show it the path to my aboutwhere.

Friday Fun – quirky

49 thoughts on “That thing…

      1. I love being good to you–it’s a mutual blessing! If you’ve finished your chores, could you come clean my apartment? Just kidding! πŸ™‚

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      2. Hahahahahaha–oh I needed that laugh, bless you, bless you!!! πŸ™‚ I’ll just bet that broom is all decked out with sequins and glittery fringe, yes??!!πŸ’–

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      3. Because a woman like you wouldn’t fly “plain”!! I have such a vision of the 2 of us flying through the skies on our brooms…yes, I have one too! My dear friend used to tell me of certain people treating her badly–and I’d make her laugh by saying, “if they don’t stop I’m going to fire up my broom!” I think she half-believed I was so powerful! :)πŸ’

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      4. Yes indeed! We really should have “action figures” made of us (like Super Man, etc)–we need a special name for “power women”! πŸ™‚ Put your clever-creative thinking cap on, Punam–find a good name!! Yes, that’s your “homework assignment”–take as much time as you need! πŸ™‚

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  1. I lost my thingamajig somewhere too, maybe yours and mine made friends? πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚. Such a gorgeous poem Punam, your talent abounds, regardless of where your thingamajic has got to? (A tour of nz perhaps?)
    ❀️❀️

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    1. Haha! Rachel, that thingamajig better not go to NZ without me!! I have a feeling our thingamajigs are roaming hand in hand in the ether somewhere and enjoying our discomfort. πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚
      Thanks a lot for your appreciation always…even when I write silly stuff. ❀️❀️

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      1. I think, your thingamajig, without a doubt, knows exactly what a good thing it’s on to and would barely let you out of its sight – let alone go to NZ without you. Maybe it’s just on a reconnaissance mission and will be back with details soon.

        Your so called β€˜silly stuff’is brilliant dear friend. I love the playful side of your writing ❀️❀️

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  2. My thingamajig wants to join yours and Rachel’s thingamajigs wherever they are! I don’t think they are under the same social distancing constraints. Oh! To be a thingamajig, wild and free! Thank you also for the new vocabulary word “inveigle”. I needed these lighthearted verses today!

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