How the largest, proudest pumpkin Exactly came to be Well, that remains a mystery Between you and me; Nature vs. Nurture There are arguments for both Was the magic in the seed Or is it the farmer who can boast; About how this giant pumpkin So proudly on display Took all summer to grow Into… Read More Nature vs. Nurture
In the Land of Make Believe Where the fairies fly Amongst the dancing leaves; Butterfly laughter fills the air As the beats from their wings Paint a rainbow trail; That tickles the nose Of the mushroom King Who sneezes, then begins to sing; With a soothing voice that travels Loud and clear To the… Read More Make Believe
Tricky Jr. Is hard at work Searching and digging Where once, Mr. Stinky did squirt; His noxious fumes Drove Ms. Fancy away And made Sheriff Grumpy Move up his hibernation day; But none of that stops Tricky He’s got plenty to do There’s mouths to feed And his Dad, Tricky Sr., to subdue; His stubborn… Read More Tricky Jr.
There’s a new Sheriff In backyard town Who’s all business There’s no playing around; He’s rearranged the galley Where Mr. Stinky once called home And redecorated the parlor Where Ms. Fancy leisurely roamed; Sheriff Grumpy wastes no time He’s clearly here to stay He’s dug his holes And made a dirt bed to lay; His… Read More Sheriff Grumpy
Dear Mr. Stinky, Please go away You came without notice We never asked you to stay; Coming and going Just as you please With your tail in the air A smell left on the breeze; You dig out the dirt And squeeze under the door Into the crawlspace You freely explore; Leaving us guessing When… Read More Mr. Stinky
Do we really need a sign This time of year When the water flows free And the current runs clear; As the sun beats down On this warm summer day The children splash Laugh and play; In a pond free of ice Warmed by the sun No one has thoughts Of winter skating fun; Until… Read More Thin Ice