Category: Animals

  • The day the toy store came to life

    #Writeclub #Thedaythetoystorecametolife I It was half day closing for toytown the shopkeepers birthday was here the shopkeeper turned over the “Open” Sign and made his way home without fear II He closed the door behind him and the bell on the door made a ring not knowing what was going to happen and the magic […]

  • Decorator Crab

    #Napowrimo #sea #ocean #crustacean Down at the bottom of the coastal water – is everyone’s favourite crustacean creating his clever disguise to fool even the most sharp eyed bird over the sea bed he collects bits of shell and oyster pearl reactions from the neighbours ? they love it admiring from afar there is a […]

  • What lies beneath

    #writeclub #whatliesbeneath #napowrimo I In the Garden Guarded by Gnomes under the depths of your lawn flower bulbs lie sleeping awaiting the first rays of spring II A little bit deeper you’ll come across sand, soil and clay and perhaps some tesserae from a roman dwelling or villa Coins from a market , eating irons […]

  • The best pet i never had

    Another #Napowrimo prompt from Maire @ #Writeclub enjoy the poem! I In my life i’ve had a few pets and lots of trips to the local vets i’ve had a dog and lots of cats but i’ve never had a giant fruit bat II You see i always saw them at the zoo and watched […]

  • The Cleaner

    #Napowrimo #paperswans As the waters in the sea met up with the sand it cleaned up the empty shells nice and grand and sitting around on the sea bed they attracted the little crabs resting ahead the crabs moved up quietly, just like a mouse and moved in one-by-one into their new house

  • Hibernate


    #fowc #hibernate With all that warm fur he has you would think a brown bear enjoys the cold instead when the air seems that little bit frosty off he goes for an extra tea before resting his head on his hand made bed

  • Raise


    #fowc #raise The first rays of sun and the birds are up out of the trees there’s twigs to be found for renovations to the nest and little ones to feed

  • Herding Cats

    Short Sighted Cow-herder made the mistake of collecting these cousins of the king of the jungle There were a few perks the cows were kept safe and the mice kept away from the cheese But when night-time fell these kings they would scatter to anywhere else but where they would matter

  • First in the water

    #nature #winter #swimming While the rest were going about their morning routine this brave soul decided to take the plunge into the northern waters fed by the Mersey and Medlock Water, skiddy in places, where jack frost had turned it to ice but with all those feathers, he was well waterproofed and ready for his […]

  • Steampunk Panda

    Steampunk Panda

    Pandas prescribed lactulose lollies By steampunk physicians and vets Took the taste of tangerine too far Ambidextrous animal antics led to Somewhat surprised siblings at lightning reaction of Confused children looking through cages