Posts tagged ‘squirrel’

November 20, 2017

Squirrel II

by Jem Croucher

I met a little squirrel
in St James’ park today
He stopped and looked straight up at me
I think, as if to say
That if I were to be so kind
A little titbit please
‘For I’m find it quite hard
to find my nuts amongst the leaves’

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March 19, 2017

The Acorn’s Wish

by Frank Hubeny

The acorn doesn’t worry much.
It wants to be a tree.
But if it feels a squirrel’s touch,

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August 5, 2016


by Jem Croucher


I was minding my own business
walking through the park
In very early morning
having risen with the lark
Seems I was not the only one
up at that time of day
As there were many squirrels
passing by me on the way

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March 11, 2016

A new home

by Jem Croucher

27 November

His family had lived
in the same place for years
Safe from harm’s way
with no worries or fears
Foraging for food
in the gardens around
Then up to the homestead
up high above ground

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August 14, 2015

A brightening

by Jem Croucher


Caught a movement in the undergrowth
Looked down at my feet
Saw a little face down there
Looking up, quite sweet
It was a friendly squirrel
Foraging for some food
I smiled and thought that seeing this
Was really rather good

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March 23, 2015


by Jem Croucher


Squirrels at play in the sunshine
Chasing around and around
One eating nuts in the branches
Two playing games on the ground

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November 30, 2014

Good deed for the day

by Jem Croucher


My good deed for the day is done
And with it I am pleased
Saved a squirrel from a cat
Just as it pounced and seized

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December 29, 2012

Fat Squirrel

by Wendy Strohm

 Squirrel Picture

Hey fat squirrel – can’t believe what I’ve seen

You’re eating things you should not have been

The fat balls within their cage so tight

You tugged and tugged with all of your might

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