Thursday, April 21, 2011

Penguin Giggle



Recently I got a good giggle
watching this little penguin wiggle.
My dad and brother often tickled me
when little and it crippled me
while also filling me with glee
and minor fear that I would pee.
This penguin seems to know that feeling.
What a rare joy to hear his squealing!

© Rachel Hoyt 2011.  All rights reserved.


My NaPoWriMo  poem #23


Thank you, Jingle, for the Magical Butterfly Award.


 

12 comments:

  1. very cute. Do they smell at that early age? I know when they get older they're quite odorous.

    Oh by the way, cute poem also

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  2. Ahh..the fear of being tickled.

    My sister and her friend use to tickle me when I was little, but I wasn't as lucky as you, most of the time I peed my pants!!

    Very cute poem.

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  3. that's a fun humor indeed.

    superb piece.

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  4. awards for you!


    thanks for leaving a comment under my award post.

    loved your poetry, please feel free to take any two awards from my post,

    enjoy.

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  5. Rachel - I can watch that video over and over again....and your rhyme is cute as usual!

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  6. Adorable penguin, precious rhyme!

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  7. I feel a giggle coming on! No it's just wind...

    lol A

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  8. @Nene - I have no idea if they smell when little... I didn't know they smelled when older. :)

    @Wanda - LOL. Sorry you didn't get lucky on holding in your pee. LOL :)

    @Jingle - Thanks! It is always a pleasure to participate in your forums.

    @Patricia - Thanks! Glad you enjoyed the cuteness.

    @Corrine - I HAVE watched that video over and over again. Love watching Cookie (that's the penguin's name) giggle. :)

    @Debra - Thanks! Just a quickie. :)

    @Alejandro - LOL. Hope your "wind" doesn't smell like penguins. Nene says they smell bad. :)

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  9. Penguins are awesome.

    I once had a nightmare where I was part of a group being held prisoner by a bunch of penguins. They were going to execute me. I have no idea what that was supposed to mean.

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  10. My daughter loves this video. It is awfully adorable, isn't it?

    I hated being tickled as a child and still hate it.

    Bryan WHite, that is one scary dream.

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  11. @Bryan - Holy cow! That is quite a dream.

    @Linda H - I have a love/hate relationship with tickling these days. I like that it reminds me of my dad and brother, but I still don't like the feeling of being tickled. :)

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Rhyming or not, I would like a lot to hear the thoughts my words brought...