Save on Home and Garden Items from Amazon.

Save on Scrapbooking Supplies

Thursday

Ups and Downs

(For a Simply Snickers prompt on “roller” and “coaster”)

Sometimes, home life may feel like a roller coaster, filled with plenty of ups and downs.

Although the Simply Snickers prompt calls for the use of “roller” and “coaster,” (see above), here is a similar image.

Can a favorite childhood game serve as a metaphor for family life?


Ups and Downs
(Poetic Chatters on Chutes and Ladders)

Life is filled with ups and downs,
Laughing, crying, smiles, and frowns.
Climb a ladder; slide to the floor;
Buddy, can we play some more?

Curves and turns and a big surprise
Can help cement our family ties.
Will I pout or be a good sport?
Or will I simply come up short?

In Chutes and Ladders, as in life,
The goal is to have fun, not strife!


Related items:

Calling and Recalling

Calmed by the Storm

Candyland

Coloring Lesson

Confidence Counts

Eye-Openers

Head First

Testing and Protesting

The Un-Mother in Your Corner

Untouched Items


Love poetry? Check out Simply Snickers, a brand-new weekly poetry prompt. Try your hand with weekly prompts!

Click here to visit Linda Ann Nickerson’s poetry and humor blog, Nickers and Ink.

Click here to subscribe to an RSS feed for this writer's helpful Helium content. If you wish, click here for a free subscription to this author's online AC content, so you won't miss a single post!

Add to Technorati Favorites

2 comments:

LinkWithin

Blog Widget by LinkWithin