Saturday, October 2, 2010


This was inspired by Willow's Magpie Tales
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The following short lines were derived 
from H. W. Longfellow's
Which you may read...FIRST


"One if by land
Two if by sea
Three if by air
(And that would be ME!)

And on the opposite shore
You'll hear my winged steed roar
As I (Shhhhh!) quiet him more.
One day this will all be lore."

So said Paul Revere-a-roni
Telling Peeps through his hand-held Sony
How the lighted signal will be:
Number of lanterns in a tree

Now know former farmers
How better set their armors
In order for all to see
Ways to set us free.



steveroni said...

OMG, this was LAST Wednesday's entry--I am REALLY screwed up in the calendar department--maybe other departments?--grin!

Better late than...well, I'm not so sure!

signed...bkm said...

cute ...love the Revere-ron-i....
you are not to late....you have until next wednesday....nice fun Magpie..bkm

Rene/ Not The Rockefellers said...

this was witty and fun-aroni


Nevine said...

Steve, I read several poems inspired by this shot, but yours is truly original. I know I've told you this before... but... by now... I do recognize your "voice"... and your lingo... anywhere. Your style... is YOU... and casual... and relaxed... and... Steve. Nice!


joanny said...

Interesting Steve... witty clever write. Wheres you S-160?

Love your new banner, very elegant and tasteful. The old one was nice as well, always good to have a change now and then.


Dulce said...

You have a way with rhyme which astounds me, Steve.
Interesting words all the way down, a mixture of ideas I guess only YOU know well
...and those lanterns- I love...
Great post

Brian Miller said...

nice witty verse steve...like the makeover you did on your place...

Kay said...

nothin like some -roni!

Betty Manousos @ CUT AND DRY said...

Hi Steven,

If I have not told you this before, I'm now telling you..just so you know I do enjoy your poems/writing.
It is a shot in dark...your writing has been an inspiration to me.
You really have a way with words.

Loved this one! It lightens my heart just reading it. As everything of your posts does.
So thank you for that.


Helen said...

Nice Magpie, Mr. Steve!

Ces said...

HEHEHEHEHEHE! OOOOOHHHH! You made me giggle this morning with your lighthearted poem. Very good Steveroni!

Loving your new header. Maestro, play for me!

Claudia said...

i like the new look of you blog (though the other was nice as well) and i like the rhythm of your magpie - have a great evening steve!

...oh and....peace!

Jess Mistress of Mischief said...

These words dance off the page and FLY!

Everyday Goddess said...

Thanks for the ride!

Manon Doyle said...

You've got that way with words, my friend!! Btw...love your new banner!!

Fireblossom said...

I think you've fallen off that steed a few times, Mister. ;-)

Reflections said...

love the humor in this. nice write

Anonymous said...

cute and funny!

Le Chateau des fleurs said...

You are so talented! Love your blog! Love your work! Following you back. Thank you for your visit ")

christine said...

Such a hidden cry in this verse..... and have you fallen off that steed?

willow said...

Revere-a-roni with his Sony?? You crack me up, Steve. Thanks for the Monday morning giggles! xx

Wind said...

I am glad to find your blog...
It is monday and I stop by to take some energy and to wish you a great week!

short poems said...

Beautiful funny poem :)
Love your blog!
Marinela x

Anonymous said...

Delightful!!! You brighten my day dear Revere-ron-i. ♥

Carrie Burtt said...

Steve you are always so much fun...I love this, and your new blog look! :-)

Tumblewords: said...

A delightful messenger!

kathi harris said...

Thanks 4 this. Funny.

Vanessa Brantley Newton said...

You are to clever!! Brilliant I say! Simply brilliant. Thanks so much for stopping by on my B'day! Thanks so much! Can have song or two now?? Pleaseeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee??? he he he he! Thanks so much again.

Lena said...

I definitely like the shortened version better! 'Specially this line:

"Telling peeps through his hand held Sony"

Rogue said...

Well done Steve! Paul Revere A Roni eh? A San Francisco retreat? hehehehehehe. Loved it Steve!

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