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Birds Seasons Weather

Unseen

#writeclub #winter

The crows sat atop the garden trees

looking for their friends

They’d hopped onto a thermal wind

headed for lands end

the pigeons were still sat about

on a gable end

but the other birds were hidden

on a greenish bend

for while the trees were caked with snow

and the winter wind did blow

the birds at home stayed in their nest

away from the most unwelcome guest

Problem is the guest – you could not see

and turned up unexpectedly

with his chums rain, sleet and snow

popping up to say “Hello!”

and while the guest blew up the snow

amounts of white stuff it did grow

so deep in the evergreen the birds all flew

while winter turned trees into an igloo.

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Eating

Endurance

#napowrimo

Dunkin :image from stock art by inky

It wasn’t the walk through wintery woods

that bothered this hardened explorer

or the westerly wind knocking

on the wooden window frame

or the wait for his dinner to be cooked on

his camping gas stove

It was more the length of time

spent dunking his oaty ships biscuits in his tea

before the biscuit fell into his mug.

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Poetry

Frozen (Another View)

#promptuarium

The bear and the eskimo

stared at each other

by the entrance to the igloo

While the eskimo feared he’d be lunch

he needn’t have worried

The bear just wanted out of the cold

Categories
Animals Fun Humour Nature Poetry

Sunday Morning Short

Salford, 31st May 2020

#Pictureprompt #Polar #Igloo #Bears

(Image from Google)

(Tagline and Image Edit by Inky)

“Looks like we’re going shopping kids, there’s now’t in the fridge for tea!”