Posts tagged ‘penguin’

August 7, 2022

Resident Penguin

by Jem Croucher
Buried in the undergrowth
we found a penguin hiding
brushed him off and gave him
somewhere better to reside in
thought that it must surely be
a sign for better things
as for our new allotment a
new life with him begins

February 16, 2017

The Winter Word

by Jem Croucher


If I were a penguin
I’m sure I’d think it nice
when all was cold around me
and the ground was thick with ice

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November 29, 2015

The penguin dichotomy

by Jem Croucher


Like little old men
they totter about
wobbling unsteady
as if they have gout
They fall over a lot
on their short stubby legs
and are really unsteady
on those little pegs

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January 22, 2015

Penguin Ralph – haiku

by Jem Croucher


Penguin Ralph’s wetsuit
Protecting all his feathers
So cuts the mustard!

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