Tail fairly ***** now
won’t that announce
the cat’s about to pounce?).
that’s it squirrel…
…stay right there...
don’t climb that tree…
you’re in SUCH trouble…
…weren’t a screen door in the way.
Watching My always-indoor cat fantasizing of his next great hunt, then I get his toy and let him **** some feathers on a string.
Climbing up and down
Do you count your steps,
The little squirrel enjoyed its nutty meal
Happy it squealed
The preying bird perched high in the tree
Happy, enjoyed its meal
As the squirrel squealed its last
While the little squirrel lived its nutty fruity dream
I'm squirrel watching.
I'm watching you and
those buxom cheeks,
filled by twitchy nibbles.
Then frozen features as you pause
to look right at me,
trapped and double glazed,
And I wince a little,
my tummy tickles
as you return to your meal
with another bite
from your nimbly nutgrasping paws.
I can read his mind and ink his thinks.
I pray fire
furnace roar from your centre
circling cells, sparking breath, spirit
I pray honey
warm milk sober flow
as gauze, to shield and sooth
I pray kitchen tonic
sweet ferment, anise spice
molasses bitter—the nourish
I pray leaf and flower
brewed to healing power
I pray squirrel play
great leap, and hover—
catch and clamber
chase and chatter
I pray snowdrop
nestled in cold darkness, knowing spring
always follows winter
I pray river
ancient friend steering you to salty depths
I pray sun gaze deep breath full surrender
I pray blue sky long view
I pray love of a mother
For my mum, and Susie, both who are nursing broken hearts.
Just be the **** ****** you desire
Just be their icon, diva, vogue, inspire!
Just shake that money-making waffle tale
And put it up for every market sale
Or be the coffee squirrel on the wheels
Just give me mochas, lattes – those the deals!
Don’t be so easy cheesy, take a shot!
You drink at Hortons’, baby? You are hot!
Don’t feel like ******, squirrel? Be the moose!
Hang out at Lake Louise with Branta goose
Just grab a Molson and then chill it out
Now, isn’t that what Canada’s about?
Just be polite today and I won’t bite
Just say you’re sorry when you are not right
Just be the polar teddy, be the loon
We’ll love you all the way from Earth to Moon
squirrel on the duff
hawk a vortex in the sky--
swoop! golden leaves everywhere
© BC Jaime 2018 || IG: @B.C.Jaime
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