What’s underneath The blanket of leaves You may get a glimpse When the autumn breeze Swiftly blows Brushing some aside Revealing hidden places Where the critters hide In beds freshly made Of moss, nuts, and seeds The first for warmth The second two for feed The critters gather Arrange and prepare A winter resting place… Read More Beneath the Leaves
We’re not the only ones Who love the holidays Critters too, love Christmas In many special ways Squirrels snack on gingersnaps To celebrate the day When their bellies are full Together they all play Bunnies search the field For the elusive Man of Snow Standing tall on bunny feet They kiss the Snowman’s nose Horses… Read More Critters Too, Love Christmas
Gliding across the snow They call him Billy Go-Go-Go He’s the squirrel in charge As Sheriff Grumpy sleeps below; Always searching for food To fill his hungry belly Billy Go-Go-Go avoids the spot That Mr. Stinky’s made smelly; He slips and slides Across the icy landscape Stopping but a second to check On Ms. Fancy’s… Read More Billy Go-Go-Go
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
Mr. Stinky’s moved on He’s packed up his things Scurried along, but what will His vacancy bring? It didn’t take long For a new critter to appear After all, a warm place to stay Is in high demand this time of year; She isn’t the cutest To look at, you see But unlike Mr. Stinky… Read More Ms. Fancy