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Saturday, April 23, 2011

I Wish (a poem)

I Wish

I wish we had honey for breakfast
I wish we had burgers for tea
If only I chose all the food that we ate
What a wonderful day it would be.

I wish I could dress up all pretty
I wish all the children could see
If only I had all the clothes in the world
What a wonderful day it would be.

I wish we could go to the seaside
I wish we could swim in the sea
If only I had a beach to myself
What a wonderful day it would be.

I wish I had my own small kitten
I wish it could sit on my knee
If only I had lots of pets in my room
What a wonderful day it would be.

I wish I was big like my brother
I wish I was seven not three
If only I grew to the size that I want
What a wonderful day it would be

I wish I had castles to play in
I wish there were toys just for me
If only my dreams were real not pretend
What a wonderful day it would be.


  1. A lovely kid's poem. ;) I like it.

  2. Paul, this is a similar style (and sentiments I think) to the I remember poem I put on my site I also like your site and have posted a link to it on the writing tips tab

    All the Best and I travel through Poole quite a lot - it's very busy and has some of the most expensive real estate in England at the moment apparently

    Anthony @writersguardian

  3. I wish i could go to the seaside.... and find a few pebbles for you... yeah, I wish to play with you... if only we could go to the seaside and find a few pebbles... yeah, what a wonderful day It would be... :-)

    "If A equals success, then the formula is A = X+Y and Z, with X being work, Y play, and Z keeping your mouth shut." - Paulie... :P :P

  4. Very nice. You should put this poem to music. It would make a wonderful song for little ones to sing.

  5. Miranda T. ValenzMay 15, 2012 at 1:59 PM

    That was very nice, I really liked it!

  6. Nicem gentle and exactly like a child would think. Nicely done Paul.