Wednesday, December 4, 2019

A Good Day's Work


Billy was sad 
when he came through the door,
it's been raining all day
and school was a bore.

The bear came to him
and gave Billy a hug,
thinking you're never 
too old to be snug.

The cars gave the train set
a bit of a chase,
knowing Billy would like
the thrill of a race.

The kite and the darts
and the old mandolin
got a card game going
and let Billy win.

They all played together
and after a while
the bear was quite sure
that he saw Billy smile.

"We hope you feel better!"
he said to the boy,
cause making kids happy
is what brings us toys joy.



Featured: A new friend.

68 comments:

Ann said...

What a sweet poem. That bear is adorable and I love all the cross stitch

eileeninmd said...

Hello, love the sweet bear and the poem. Smiles and Joy, we all need. Have a happy day!

Vee said...

Have been reading some (whenever I get the chance) to a little great-nephew. I would love to read him a collection of your poems illustrated with the wonderful creations. (Perhaps I should take these recommendations behind the scenes.) No one can do it like you!

Creations By Cindy said...

How adorable is that little bear! LOVE him! Hugs and blessings, Cindy

Lowcarb team member said...

I love the bear, so sweet.
Great words in your poem too.

Happy December Wishes.

All the best Jan

Kitchen Riffs said...

SO cute! "-) Thanks.

Rosie said...

Lovely and little bear is so cute:)

Rhodesia said...

I do love bears, and a great poem. Have a good day, Diane

Angie said...

A lovely poem - I think kids grow up too fast these days - they should play with toys and have fun while they can!

VeggieMummy said...

Your bear is adorable - I love the shorts! Lovely poem too. xx

Julie's Creative Lifestyle said...

You made such a cute bear and I love the poem!

Kim said...

I never leave your site without a giant smile, Amalia. Thank you! xo

MaryAnne said...

What a sweet poem! Have you ever thought of publishing these as a book?

Cathy said...

aaaah, so vvery sweet and what a lovely bear. Love this post so much.

Maya Kuzman said...

Lovely stitching Amalia and a wonderful poem!

Conniecrafter said...

Too cute, love how you have dressed the bear, and cute cross-stitching too!
So glad that the bear and other toys were able to lift Billy's bad mood over a rough day at school :)

Jean | DelightfulRepast.com said...

Aaaww, Amalia, that is so beautiful, the bear and the poem!

Jeanie said...

Bears are the best. I love both your sweet poem and your new friend!

Jo said...

Wonderful stitching and wise words. Jo x

The Joy of Home with Martha Ellen said...

Oh Amalia, this is darling--your poem and the sweet bear! xo

The French Hutch said...

I love this, such sweet words and adorable bear! Happy December........

Louca por porcelana said...

Sooooo sweet!Hugs!

Kim said...

Reading your beautiful words and gazing upon your beautiful makes brings me much joy, Amalia.

Red Rose Alley said...

aaahhh, that orange bear sure made Billy smile. Such a cute poem, Amalia. And did you know that I read one time that orange was the happiest color? I believe that's true.

Enjoy this wonderful Christmas season. : )

~Sheri

Lauren at Wonderfully Made said...

ADORABLE - the poem and the bear. I love the bright happy colors!

Ageeth Mooij said...

Heart warming <3

Luciana F. Damiano said...

Muito bonito!!!

Isabel said...

Adorei! Muito bonito!
Beijinhos e bom fim-de-semana:))

Dewena said...

Oh, sweet! This reminds me of the old story of the toys coming to life at night after the toy store was closed. It's nice to think that their desire is to bring joy to children. Restores my faith in toys!

You have such a talent, dear Amalia!

Maggie Ann said...

You must be the best 'happy maker' Mom in the world! I loved this Amalia.

Kinga K. said...

Pretty poem :)

Carla from The River said...

Sweet poem my friend. I agree.
xx oo
Carla

Mereknits said...

So sweet.

Lorrie said...

Such a cute bear and poem. As a teacher I hope my students don't go home every day saying school was a bore! But sometimes, it's boring for me, too!

juneiepr/jesh said...

The orange bear is adorable, Amalia! And as always, your poems are so cute:)
Don't worry, I probably was not as upset about the tree as it sounded.It just the discovery of such a common thing here in the forest. It took me by surprise that people here take these kinds of things in stride. Also,my discovery that it took a long time for the mess of the tree to be cleaned up. The adjustment of a city person to country side and mountain living, lol. Have a lovely December week!

Elkes Lebensglück said...

A sweet poem!!! Great!!!

Yesteryear Embroideries said...

So cute!

Susan said...

I agree with everyone! Your site always makes me smile. It is so positive, so clever, and you are so talented. Thank you for being a bright light! xo

Handmade in Israel said...

How lovely! Makes me feel all warm and fuzzy :) Such a cute little bear.

Evi Erlinda said...

Sweet poem! Beautiful cross-stitch!
Love a new friend, love an orange bear :)

baili said...

dear Amalia you are such a shining sun and these poetic rays extracted from you warmed up my soul
i used to love letting win my loved ones ,but my sons are clever enough to caught me lol and call it cheat :)
doll is absolutely joy to look at :)
joys to your days my friend!

FlashinScissors said...

Wow! Amalia! Love your orange bear and beautiful cross stitch!
Such a sweet poem!
You totally brighten the day! What a great auntie!
Hugs,
Barbara xx

Snowbird said...

Ahh, just beautiful. Loved the poem too.xxx

Linda @ Life and Linda said...

So lovely. The orange bear is darling. Merry Christmas.

Gloria Baker said...

what lovely post dear Amalia, like always, yes we always need a hug ! hugs to you too xo

eileeninmd said...

Lovely post Amalia! Enjoy your day, wishing you a great new week ahead.

handmade by amalia said...

I'm sure it was only recess that was boring :-)

Carolina G. Ticala said...

Todo se ve estupendo! Muchas gracias por tus visitas , es un placer verte por mi blog ! Que tengas Feliz Navidad ! 🎄🎄🎄 ( No se si me pasaré por aquí hasta entonces ) ☃️🦌🎅

ELENA said...

Hi Amalia! Your crafts and your poems are equally delicate!
happiness, my friend!

Nancy Chan said...

Pretty craft and cute soft teddy toy. Very nice poem. Have a great day!

Hootin' Anni said...

I'm here from Ann's Snap blog where you left a comment for her. I clicked on your link. I'm glad I did. I too like to crochet. In fact I just shared my gnome I I finished (a couple posts back on my blog). Love the poetry here, and your sweet bear...the heart button is strategically placed too I might add.

VENTANA DE FOTO said...

Buen relato, para los niños. Son preciosos los motivos de punto de cruz, en la tela de esterilla.

Besos

Brenda @ Its A Beautiful Life said...

And your blog is never a bore! You've always got something here that makes me smile and feel alive. I do love your stitchery handwork and poetry. And that bear is a cutie.

white and vintage said...

Such a lovely poem and cute bear!
Have a nice week :)

betty-NZ said...

Lovely poem and awesome new friend! My favorite color :)

Thanks for taking the time to link up at 'My Corner of the World' this week!

My Corner of the World

Our Hopeful Home said...

The bear's smiling face and heart button says it all:) Your poem is beyond sweet, and the cross-stitch is beautiful. Thanks for sharing at Vintage Charm. xo Kathleen

Margie said...

Aww, what a sweet poem! I just watched Toy Story 4 last night. The Toy Story series are my favourite Pixar movies.

Debbie-Dabble Blog and A Debbie-Dabble Christmas said...

Thanks so much for stopping by!! Merry Christmas
Hugs,
Debbie

Jo said...

Such a cute bear, and beautiful cross stitch.

Pam Richardson said...

Amalia, such a sweet little bear and I love the cross-stitch and poem. Wishing you a wonderful Christmas season!

EricaSta said...

Love this Poem... and I would like to caligraph this words.

...thank you very much for your message of sympathy which you sent on my Post.

Heidrun xxx

Carolina G. Ticala said...

Se ve precioso ! 🎄🎄🎄 Feliz día!

SavoringTime in the Kitchen said...

Always adorable! Both your handiwork and your poetry :)

The Liberty Belle said...

Thoroughly enjoyable. What a cute bear.

akiko hiramatsu said...

I was so moved, Amalia! Billy had a fantastic time with lovely toys!!
Your poem and handmade bear are touching<3

akiko

A Joyful Cottage said...

So much sweetness. You have a singular talent for bringing joy to everyone who comes to your blog, Amalia. I count you among my blessings. Hugs and wishes for a wonderful 2020! Nancy

Jodiebodie said...

Cute! I love the little row of cross stitches.

Jean | DelightfulRepast.com said...

Wow! Amalia, your poetry always amazes me, and your new friend is adorable!