A Foursquare – A Reflection

This poem titled A Foursquare was authored by Akiane kramarik at age 11 in her book titled My Dream Is Bigger Than I – Memories of Tomorrow – Part Four Page 194 “You will need your own copy of this book to view the full text of this poem.  I limit quotes for the purpose of discussion and to follow copyright guidelines that allows for limited quotes.”

This poem A Foursquare consists of eight stanzas with two lines in the first three stanzas and four lines in the next two stanzas and two lines in the last three stanzas…I love when Akiane breaks up her poems like this…Meaning I love the ways Akiane changes her style of poetry between the pages of poems in her excellent book of poems..The featured image I choose for this reflection is a selfie I took for my you tube free cooking tips section…I will share my most recent playlist with you at the end of this reflection…I create my own recipes which can be fantastic or a disaster depending…This time my dish turned out fantastic…I will now quote from Akiane’s poem…I will simply quote from the second to last stanza which describes how many of us feel these days…”We are all a little tired”…With the pandemic Covid-19 on the word stage and then the general unrest around the world fueled by media frenzies but also fueled by unjust profane laws that renders many of us myself included speechless…I will keep today’s reflection super short…As a thank you for following my blog and for the likes I have received so far…Enjoy my free cooking tips playlist…I want to show the world that it is ok to live a very small purposeful and simple life…I choose not to drive and I allow our family pet our beloved dog to be part and parcel of some of the videos I make…I do put my dog on the patio or in his cage for safety during the processes of preparing my dishes…I will tell you a small secret about me your blogger…I have a terrible sweet tooth and I am not supposed to have much sugar not due to diabetes but due to another condition I have to watch…As I write I must confess I am chewing on a yummy caramel candy so yes I am guilty as charged of cheating on my diet…Don’t tell anyone…Yar…Tis too late sure I just told a bunch of folks via my blog…Ha Ha…I am having an affair with Lindt Lindor Chocolates and sweet chewy yummy caramels…I am so very bad….Yes I can be a cheater too but I never have the affairs of the human s word kind as those kind of affairs are terrible very bad and I do not condone those kinds of affairs…I do have many affairs though…I have financial affairs…Affairs with candies and chocolates cheating on my diet…I have an affair with Netflix I watch too much at times…Gosh my affairs are many I just do not have the human s word affairs…Hope this makes ya chuckle…Enjoy my most recent very amateur playlist for free cooking tips and a recipe I created myself from what I had in the house…………Namaste…………