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
Tiger lily stands tall And lets out a roar Reminding all He will not be ignored; At the first sight of orange And black spots and stripes All the flowers bow down To this predator’s might; He’s the fiercest in the garden Showing no regard For the solitary rose Or daisy army in the yard;… Read More Tigers and Dragons, Oh My!
Growing on the branches Of every family tree Are many different characters And personalities; Some are naturally sweet Or just pretty to see While others win awards For the smartest on the tree; On another branch Are fruit with thicker skins A little more sour than sweet But strong to the bitter end; Still one… Read More Bad Apple
Just dropping in To say hello Though the true intent On my face does show; I’ve got my eye On the tasty treats You’ve more than kindly Left for me; The choice is mine Oh, how will I decide Between the peanut butter cream Or the sweet sunflower supreme; The decision is clear What… Read More A Squirrel’s Choice
I see blue In the windows to your soul; In a perfect summer sky During an early morning stroll; On the feather of a jay That breaks the silence of the day; On a newly opened flower Arranged in a bouquet; In the mesmerizing flutter Of a butterfly’s wings; I see blue In the eyes,… Read More Blue
Some trips are planned and plotted With exact arrival and departure times But the best kind of adventure Has no customer boarding lines; The fun is in the journey Down an uncharted path Where how you got there’s a mystery As is, how and when you’ll get back