Zodiac Poems

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Chinese zodiac group poems written at the February 7 meeting of the Ula La chapter of Red Hat Society.

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  • Zodiac Poems

    1. 1. <ul><li>Chinese Zodiac Poems </li></ul><ul><li>By the ladies of ‘Ula La </li></ul><ul><li>February 7, 2009 </li></ul>
    2. 2. <ul><li>The Year of Minnielicious </li></ul><ul><li>I wish in black and white, </li></ul><ul><li>but I dream in vivid color. </li></ul><ul><li>I used to be quick, vivacious and daring, </li></ul><ul><li>but now I think and move more intelligently. </li></ul><ul><li>I seem to be serious and conservative, but really I am risky, fun and spirited. </li></ul><ul><li>I am the Rat </li></ul><ul><li>I am delicious, vivacious and totally Divalicious! </li></ul><ul><li>-- Emma, Lani and Ipo </li></ul>
    3. 3. <ul><li>I wish I was on a cruise, irresponsible and carefree. </li></ul><ul><li>I used to be conservative but now I am outrageous. </li></ul><ul><li>I seem to be serious, but really I am frivolous. </li></ul><ul><li>I dream of margaritas and diamonds. </li></ul><ul><li>I am the OX, I am strong and bold. </li></ul><ul><li>I am a steady friend, who loves my family. </li></ul><ul><li>I dream of success </li></ul><ul><li>I wish to be patient </li></ul><ul><li>I am the OX but people think I am a duck calmly gliding on the water with feet madly peddling under water. </li></ul>
    4. 4. <ul><li>I wish time would slow down </li></ul><ul><li>I dreamed I was floating down a river on a cloud </li></ul><ul><li>I used to be thinner, but now I am robust, like a Reuben painting. </li></ul><ul><li>I seem to be funny and friendly, but I’m really serious and conservative </li></ul><ul><li>I am the rabbit and I burrow into the soil to find solace. </li></ul><ul><li>-- Elsie, Joan, Millie, Roseanna </li></ul>
    5. 5. <ul><li>I wish that someday I could be </li></ul><ul><li>the mystery of the universe </li></ul><ul><li>A snorting, sparkling ball of fire </li></ul><ul><li>To reign supreme o’er RHS’ers </li></ul><ul><li>I used to be weak in mind </li></ul><ul><li>but now I’m really strong you’ll find </li></ul><ul><li>I seem to be scary and mean </li></ul><ul><li>but really I am a compassionate soul </li></ul><ul><li>I am the fiery dragon </li></ul><ul><li>I start with a spark and fire </li></ul><ul><li>like a cannonball!! </li></ul><ul><li>-- Mysterious Maiden of Merriment, Magnificent Mistress of Musical Musings, Mandarin Madam, Sandy K. </li></ul>
    6. 6. <ul><li>I am the Goat. . . I’ll eat anything, </li></ul><ul><li>have great legs and have the elegance and </li></ul><ul><li>artistic ability to overcome obstacles. </li></ul><ul><li>I am the Snake. . .elegant, wise, </li></ul><ul><li>passionate and determined – </li></ul><ul><li>but no legs like friend Goat. </li></ul>
    7. 7. <ul><li>At 10 I made a hat </li></ul><ul><li>they laughed – </li></ul><ul><li>At 65 I made a hat </li></ul><ul><li>they will cheer! </li></ul><ul><li>I used to be chubby </li></ul><ul><li>but now I am </li></ul><ul><li>pleasingly plump. </li></ul><ul><li>-- Wilma M., Diana M., Pat A., Judy B. </li></ul>
    8. 8. <ul><li>I am the rooster who’s </li></ul><ul><li>riding the ox into the </li></ul><ul><li>new year. . . </li></ul><ul><li>I wish I was a princess, </li></ul><ul><li>I dreamed of living in a castle. . . </li></ul><ul><li>I am the rooster </li></ul><ul><li>I love to strut my feathers, </li></ul><ul><li>I seem to be calm </li></ul><ul><li>but I really make </li></ul><ul><li>others </li></ul><ul><li>ALARMED!!! </li></ul><ul><li>-- Carole Ishi ma ru, Linda Kahana </li></ul>
    9. 9. <ul><li>I wish for health </li></ul><ul><li>I dreamed of wealth </li></ul><ul><li>I used to be slim </li></ul><ul><li>But now I’m sporting </li></ul><ul><li>Now I am assertive, outspoken, loyal and affectionate. </li></ul><ul><li>I am a dog! </li></ul><ul><li>-- Edith, Connie, Karen </li></ul>
    10. 10. <ul><li>I am the boar, </li></ul><ul><li>Ever resourceful, </li></ul><ul><li>energetic, </li></ul><ul><li>And in love with life. </li></ul><ul><li>I seem to be old, </li></ul><ul><li>But really I am a child. </li></ul><ul><li>I used to be young, </li></ul><ul><li>But now I am young at heart. </li></ul><ul><li>I used to be flesh, </li></ul><ul><li>But now I am spirit. </li></ul><ul><li>I am the Diva Boar! </li></ul><ul><li>--Silvery Sister of Angels and Seraphim, Dame Luscious of Frou Frou </li></ul>

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