Thank you Ted

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Big brown eyes that light the skies Soft and gentle always there,how many secrets do we share.

You kept me company day and night and you always made the bad things right.

You know all there is to know about me and that is why I love you so.

I grew up and you came too, you always helped out and made me smile when I was blue.

You watch over me night and day and so. I LOVE YOU TED  is what I have to say.

I’d never throw you away, and you’re still with me to this day.

25 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Martin Shone
    Dec 05, 2011 @ 20:33:41

    I’ll speak for Ted he says:

    Hello, Willow

    I watched and I saw
    your pain and your joy
    I listened and I kept
    your secrets ‘neath my fur
    I cuddled and we laughed
    through night and the day.

    I am here still to listen and watch
    I come along to wherever you say
    I sooth you and tickle you
    ’cause that’s what teddies
    called Ted, like me do x


  2. willowdot21
    Dec 05, 2011 @ 20:44:02

    Thank you , thank you , Ted for speaking through Martin , it is a lovely surprise and you have made me cry, happy tears!!


  3. catcherofstars
    Dec 05, 2011 @ 21:52:59

    Without a doubt the best thanks a teddy bear has ever been given! Superb poem!


  4. fallenelegy
    Dec 06, 2011 @ 04:31:06

    wonderful and this is a beautifully done poem. makes me remember of my childhood toys tucked away in storage at my home thousands of miles away. i really have the urge to book a ticket back to home straight to the store room to see if my dearest toy is still intact. i still have feelings for a blue toy dog i used to call “tidy” 🙂


  5. willowdot21
    Dec 06, 2011 @ 08:14:11

    I knew that everyone would have a special friend I was lucky I had two a Teddy that had a bell inside him who I called Jingle bells and a rabbit dressed in an old sock of my dad’s ( my dad was a wizz with needle and thread ) named Ozzie. I still have then upstairs safe! These special toys remind of of the best and the worst of times in our lives but they are constant. Thank you for your lovely comment.


  6. jhasmoments
    Dec 06, 2011 @ 15:15:02

    I love it!! nice
    That is one loved Teddy. Awww : ) it’s a lovely poem or should I say dedication to Teddy. (smile)


  7. willowdot21
    Dec 06, 2011 @ 15:46:51

    Thank you, we all have something to thank our Teds or some such to thank!! Thank you again for liking the post!


  8. jasmindamaro
    Dec 06, 2011 @ 18:55:36

    hallo liebste willo dancke dir fuer deinen blogbesuch bei mir wuensche dir eine gute nacht alles liebe von jasmin damaro


  9. willowdot21
    Dec 06, 2011 @ 19:25:36

    🙂 xx


  10. zumpoems
    Dec 07, 2011 @ 17:28:15

    Great ode to a Teddy Bear!


  11. kate58
    Dec 07, 2011 @ 17:37:46

    I don’t have a teddy; I have a giant stuffed Eeyore, who says to tell you that Teddy says:

    “You’ve cuddled me for years at night
    you’re the reason why my eyes shine so bright
    though life may lance you with its oft painful dart,
    I’m here for you – I’ll ne’er depart!”



  12. Adam Hughes
    Nov 17, 2013 @ 10:35:47


  13. LindaGHill
    Sep 19, 2014 @ 14:06:30

    Awww, that’s so sweet! Thanks very much for guiding me here with your link, Willow 😀


  14. bagsandburns
    Nov 22, 2016 @ 15:18:02

    Beautiful!!! 💞


  15. Marsha
    Jul 22, 2021 @ 13:39:34

    “Can you write your name, Teddy? Look This is a T for Teddy. Do you know any more letters? Right, D like my daddy with an E at the end, TDE. That’s how you spell Teddy. Then draw a heart. You’re so smart, just like me. Mom says I’m her smartest boy. I bet my sisters can’t spell Teddy.”


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