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String and Sticky-tape

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Sidey’s Weekend Theme, 08.10.2010: String and Sticky-tape

String and Sticky-tape

I’ll package up my past
In a brown paper packet
And close it up fast
With string and sticky-tape
So the memories all depart
(out of sight, out of mind)
And I can free my heart.

Photo: http://www.featurepics.com/online/Red-Parcel-1643461.aspx

PS – Sorry, brown paper packets were out of stock…

©DGA 08.10.2010

String and Sticky-tape – 2

You broke my heart
In hundred and thousands
Of little pieces,
And I need mountains
Of string and sticky-tape
To put it together again
And take away the pain.

©DGA 09.10.2010

Author: adeeyoyo

I am a middle-aged South African woman, living in Johannesburg. I began writing poetry towards the end of May 2010. I love animals – sometimes more than people! I am back after a break. Thanks for still being here, if you are! Missed you! xxx

16 thoughts on “String and Sticky-tape

  1. Good take on the theme, adee.
    Have a super Saturday.

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  2. Whoohoo, what a wonderful take on this topic…you made me laugh with brown paper packets out of stock LOL!!! I would love to take part when I learn how to manage my time better 😦 grrrr!! Hope you have a wonderful weekend my dear friend. Sending you lots of love xxx

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    • Glad I made you laugh, Amanda! 😀 This is the only challenge I take part in because of the time factor. I would love to try all the others, but it is impossible for me for the next at least 3-4 months. Have a great weekend and r-e-l-a-x! Love, xxx

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  3. i like them both…but the second’s simplicity i can se the heart wrapped in string and sticky tape….very nice adee

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  4. I like them both; as poetry I prefer the first, but as a solution I prefer the second…. (the first made me think of pandora’s box) – well done!

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    • Thanks for the comment. I was also thinking of Pandora’s Box, lol! But I learnt something from this – not to publish anything that I’m not proud of – ever! Rather not post anything than rush it… I cringe now when I read both of them…

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  5. The first is my favorite. Yes, wrapping up my past in brown paper sounds like a great temptation!

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  6. i liked the first, the idea of gettin rid of the stuff from the past that holds one back is almost irresistable

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  7. Lovely take on the theme Adee! Hope you’re well 🙂

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  8. Nicely done! I liked both, but have to agree with the majority — the first is my favorite.

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    • Thanks so much for your visit and comment. I think I could have done better with both, but unfortuntely I rushed them – and learned a valuable lesson, lol!

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