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Childhood Christmas Toys

Toybox

#writephoto #toybox

#Christmas #toybox #writephoto

The christmas toys lay scattered

on the floor of the playroom

yet over in the corner – a solution sat

bear was waiting to greet the blocks and

other fun stuff – freshly unwrapped while little un played

xylophone – the others headed inside

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Character Childhood Memories Poetry Toys

Bears

Bear, Created in Painter by Inky

WQWWC #51: Toys/Play

Furry old bear

old as me

sat in his favourite spot

Pondering what’s for tea

as he follows his owner

down the stairs

Honey , Milk or Chocolate

perfect proposition for

afternoon treats

Teddy bear picnics

on summer mornings – favourite

time of day

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Airforce Childhood Military Poetry Toys

In Pieces

#airfix

I

The picture seemed accomplishable

The box was a reasonable size

The mass of pieces hidden away

II

The jigsaw vast, and wide

An advantage – No glue required

follow the pictures – one by one – like lego

III

Camouflage coming together

like they were best of pals

snapping into place to form wings

IV

preparation of propeller

poised for propulsion

piece that was smallest – key for the turning

V

now sat proud

with other marvels of flight

squadron of air kits – on a maiden flight

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Photography Poetry Toys

Minimum/Maximum

#Socs #Mini #Maxi

Two bears talking to a Lego Man…..

Up on a shelf i spotted a conversation taking place

my little lego man talking to one of my model bears

compared to some of my other old bears – he’s the smallest

but compared to the lego men – he’s huge 🙂

Fortunately, the lego man sits on a spot where he won’t go to pieces

Sat by a soldier in his guards post, where he’s watching the airfix planes 🙂

Spaceman and Grenadier
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Animals Toys

Old Bear

#Octpowrimo #Childhood

old bear – colour pencil drawing created in painter by inky

A bit rough round the edges

but he’s still as loveable as ever

now sat in the corner with the newer toys

a compendium of memories from days gone by

companions and confidante

when the darkness falls

or the ghosts come to town unexpectedly

best thing of all – he’ll always be there when you need him

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Acrostic Toys

Magnetic

Many of the tin toys seemed to want to be near the new guy

Arriving as he did out of the box, like a bolt from the blue

Gravitas – you might call it

Noted from day one –

Everyone wanted to be near him

Though in truth – they didn’t know why

In time, his popularity would go away , but for now they’re

Collected around him

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Character Poetry Toys

Figure

#SoCs #Figure

For a while now he’s occupied that spot on the shelf

If you can’t spot him – he’s

Gracing us with his presence sitting by the clockwork guardsman

Up by the laptop brush – in the shape of a car

Ready to leap to action – when his spaceships been built

Except at the moment – he’s happy where he is

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Character Poetry Toys

Back together again

The Hero of our tale! (with accompanying support from Inky)

It’s not easy being me….

I took a fall from a window

and went into flight

aided by the northwest wind

I went to pieces, without assistance

My head and legs went different places

I thought – “that’s it!” – and went to bits

as i thought i’d played my aces

But from the kerb and the grass

i saw a hand pass

and head and body did rise

(to my upmost surprise!)


I looked up at the lad,

as i went good from bad

and we headed back home

a new place to roam

So i sit on the shelf, thankful for health

with other model toys – oh joy of joys

enjoying my place – in my safety of space

and spending time as i can – a new lego man.

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Photography Poetry Space Toys

Out in Space

Wednesday, 9th October 2019

#Space #Toys #Dreams #Octpowrimo

Lego Man – Out in Space! – Image by Brian F Kirkham

He always wanted to travel

Lego man living on the shelf

his greatest descent – not a fall from grace

but sent into flight from a feather duster

till one day he flew

onto a book that made his dreams

into reality (of sorts) – as he landed and

walked into a patchwork of stars

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Acrostic Christmas Photography Poetry Toys

Toy soldier

Salford 19th December

Taking his position along the rest of the toys,

Our hero in red, keeps his eye on the rest of his chums

Year on year , he stands on guard

Sometimes, walking back and forth, when he ventures

Out of his box.

Liked by his pals in the house,

Days are brightened by his colourful persona

In winter, he likes walking round, as

Excited little fellows see what the jolly fellow in

Red has brought them