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30DW2-2 - Day 19: Little Things

Little Things

Is it grandiose gestures
Flowers store bought?
No it's the little things
They mean a lot

Is it magnanimous efforts
Battles well fought?
No it's the tiny actions
Often done without thought

Is it expensive presents
At the store that I got?
No it's something effortless
A thing not sought

Oh I think I'm getting it
It's what most appeals
It's little things
Things that are real

I think you understand
It kind of fits like a glove
It's the little things you do
That say "It's you I love"

Well why didn't you say so
My love, my honey
Before I went out
And spent all this money!

Head on over to We Pray To Little Cheeses and check out Nicky's little things. By that I mean the other folks participating in this challenge. Honestly, what did you think I meant?


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Ziva said…
Haha! Perfection, my friend, you sure know how to write poetry. And you're so right, it really is the little things. Like a nice virtual pat down.
Laughing Mom said…
Awesome !!! I love the ending - quite unexpected!
Cheryl P. said…
You are so very clever. That was a great post for the prompt.
nonamedufus said…
I had to show Nicky how it's done. Poetry, not the pat down.
nonamedufus said…
I was going to end it with the second-last verse but you know me, I had to go for the funny.
nonamedufus said…
Thanks, Cheryl. It just seemed to flow and, voila, there it was.
Barb said…
That was great! :)
Nicky said…
Not a bad poem, mon ami. My eyes barely glazed over at all. :-)
Indigo Roth said…
Dufus, I salute you, truly. Most don;t get it, and certainly can't articulate it if they do. Indigo
Linda R. said…
What was she thinking? At least she waited until after she got her gifts, and she's hoping you forget all this by next year. Really, though, little things are the best.
nonamedufus said…
Well, many thanks there Barb!
nonamedufus said…
Is it your eyes or that donut you're stuffing into your pie hole?
nonamedufus said…
At ease, Indigo. Thank you, kind sir.
nonamedufus said…
That's what she says every night.
Boom Boom Larew said…
Ha! The perfect ending.
nonamedufus said…
From the guy's point of view, for sure Paula.
MalisaHargrove said…
I thought you were getting all sappy and flowery and then you dropped the bomb. You are so damn clever. Your stories are always good for a laugh!
nonamedufus said…
Well, sure, that's what I wanted everyone to think. You're vert kind, Malisa. Thanks. I'm glad I tickled your funny bone.
Jayne said…
Aw... I LOVE this, Dufus!
nonamedufus said…
Thanks, Jayne. appreciate it.
You are an INCREDIBLE writer! I couldn't have written HALF a line of this if I tried! :)
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P.J. said…
HA! Love it! Well done, dufus. Nice work.
KZ said…
I was enjoying this when I thought it was just a cute, sing-songy love fest. Then I absolutely loved it when I got the end and read the punchline. You're a funny man, Dufus.
nonamedufus said…
Aw, shucks. *looks at his feet*
nonamedufus said…
No one expects the unexpected, I suspect, KZ.
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nonamedufus said…
Thanks, Meleah. You know it's really good of you to drop by, comment on several posts and then retweet on Twitter. You're a great blogging buddy.
meleahrebeccah said…
I do my best! I told you I wanted to catch up with what I've been missing!
But for reals, I still have so much more reading/commenting/tweeting and catching up to do!


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