Knock On Wood

 

When I wish and want for things to come true and are good,

I just knock on wood.

 

Like…

 

that my kids would grow up in a nice and safe neighborhood;

[knock on wood]

 

that people would be kind and decent like I know they could;

[knock on wood]

 

that the rich would give to the poor like a modern day Robin Hood;

[knock on wood]

 

that people would respect one another like we know they should;

[knock on wood]

 

and that we would see that life is really simple,

and we could go through it without being misunderstood…

 

knock on wood.

 


Copyright © 2013 Andrew Hildreth

Wednesday Poetry Prompt: 312
For today’s prompt, write a knock on wood poem. This might be about a situation that should happen or hopefully will happen. Or I guess it could even involve someone (or something) actually knocking on wood–a table, a door, a window pane, etc. Per usual, feel free to get creative with it.
(WritersDigest.com)

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