little girl 2The cover photo on this page is a girl with a teddy bear representing a symbol of a security blanket. (Photo prompt by Marcella Leff, administrator)

You may write a poem in any style or form ONLY on a security blanket. Post the poem only. Explanation about your poem is permissible. No other photos. Poems with photos will be deleted. You may post as many poems as you want but comments are counted per poem only.

Winner will be judged by the most original comments. One person can make many comments but only counts as one comment for winning at the end of the time limit. Your own comments do not count because you cannot judge your own poem.

Contest will be from April 28 until May 5, 9:30 pm. All members are invited to enter this contest. You can add your friends to join. Challenge them.

Administrators may post examples of poems but are not eligible to win. Administrators can like your poems but their comments do not count.

A new prompt will be posted every week.

Poetry in My Mind Group

 

Security

Security blanket reminds

Me of babies so sweet

Sucking their thumbs

Carrying blankets ore feet.

 

Babies toss them aside

As they grow and mature

But are they secure

I’m not really quite sure.

 

I notice that teens

And some adults too

Don’t carry a blanket

They use different tools.

 

Some are cutters

Others sell themselves out

Some use those drugs

That we’ve all learned about.

 

With even the best

Parenting that we know how to do

There are those who didn’t hear it

And don’t think they’re cool.

 

None of us are perfect

We all have a place

Where we don’t feel we fit in

This big human race.

Written by,

Terry Shepherd

4-29-2015

 

 

 

 

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