Simpli~City

Posted: August 21, 2010 in Uncategorized

If I could live anywhere

Anywhere at all

I would live in Simpli~City

Where the problems are small

*****

Simpli~City is a place

In the back of my mind

Where living is easy

And the people are kind

*****

Simpli~City has no demands

No one running the “show”

You can live on your own private terms

Because that is the life you know

******

Simpli~City can exist

Without need of ever wandering

Sheets drying on a clothesline

Fresh rain water for their laundering

*******

There would not be so many choices

No screaming through TV

To own the latest gadget

And its lifetime guarantee

******

Some folks thrive on excitement

Simpli~City has that too

Whatever suits your fancy

Is exactly what you shall do

******

I will start my lifelong  journey

To find this special place

Slowing down my life

Until the strain is off my face

*******

I will offer what I have to share

And lend a hand to others

You see the sweetest thing about Simpli~City

Is that we ALL are sisters and brothers

******

These ideals come from the woman within

The woman aside from the rest

Looking back on all the years

Simplicity is simply the best.

August 22, 2010

Coventry CT

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Comments
  1. elleonthego says:

    Love it ! Looking forward to reading you !

  2. joannefirth says:

    Thanks so much Diana for stopping by. ❤

  3. Joanne Schiffbauer says:

    Joanne, you never fail to amaze me! I don’t think you
    realize just how very special you are. You verbalize things
    that other people just think about!…looking forward to
    more of your wonderful work!

    • joannefirth says:

      Oh my, thank you Joanne! I plead guilty on the “special” part, the words just arrive and I jot them down. I was 7 when it started and have been in love with words ever since. I could be doing the dishes or whatever and a word will pop into my head…..just snowballs from there. I’m much more relaxed with the blog now, so when the words start spinning I have a place to put them. Thank you very much for reading and commenting! I’ll do my best to keep some new words comming, I don’t have very much control over it, but then again I wouldn’t want to. ❤

  4. WritingInRain says:

    Wonderful

  5. Mia Rose says:

    So beautiful… I want to live there too! 🙂

    • joannefirth says:

      Mia, I truly appreciate the time you took to visit the blog and read my simple little poem. Maybe we can all incorporate a little Simpli~City into our own lives, I know I need to. I’m really glad you liked my imaginary little place. ❤ Thanks again!

  6. Dani H says:

    Beautiful, bunny!

    My favorite verse ~

    “These ideals come from the woman within

    The woman aside from the rest

    Looking back on all the years

    Simplicity is simply the best.”

    I am simply thrilled that you are writing again. Love you, sweetheart! <3<3<3 *Hugs Simply Full of Love*

    • joannefirth says:

      Dani you are such an inspiration to me, always encouraging always taking the time to stop by and read. I appreciate you more than you know. Thank you, I recieved your e-mail and will be writing back in a bit. Love you to pieces g-friend, giant bear hugs ’til I squish you. ❤

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