Tag: Squirrel

  • Filling the page

    #socs #page It’s the quandary of any writer – professional or otherwise brace yourself – a blank page if you have a prompt – well that’s a start but if you haven’t – you’re falling on that part of your mind that invents and creates inspiration from the things around you what’s that bird that’s […]

  • Through the cracks

    Through the cracks

    #promptuarium The multi storey car park was now under “New Ownership” Demolition squads turned on their heels as vines and creepers wrapped themselves around the concrete pillars and where the fast and the furious parked their wonder cars carpets of wildflowers – occupied each floor now resident to squirrel, mole, rat and beaver abandoned by […]

  • Falling

    #fowc #falling From a considerable height an acorn and his chums launched themselves off a leafy covered tree in wait, the local wildlife now waiting for the fruits of the tree, aided by gravity

  • lean


    #fowc #lean like a rocket the shoots of the tree extended out to the sky and as it did – the winds blew it gently to and fro now the trees arms are nearer to the squirrels than the birds

  • The “Green” Bin

    The “Green” Bin

    #CFFC #Pink It’s hidden away the muncher of the grass clippings but easily spotted if you know where to look The Acer and the conifers smile as the backyard waste control engages with the garden ornaments in a game of hide and seek Garden Fairies Giggle as his strawberry coloured hat tells every bird and […]

  • Chasing squirrels

    Chasing squirrels

    They raise attention, about half past eight each morning scampering out of their garden hideyholes just to say hello Finding a little something to have for breakfast or maybe luncheon even when i can’t get out i see them darting round the cul – de – sac on a hunt for nuts And when i […]

  • Lazy Squirrel

    #Promptuarium I’d never considered this particular rodent at all lazy That’s till i saw two particular greys managing their stores for while the hard worker climbed the trees for hazelnuts the lazy one simply took one from the bottom of his pals pile Could you call him lazy? or extremely clever grabbing the spoils for […]

  • Meditation

    My mind was focused on two large pine cones engaged in a race under an iron bridge determined to reach the other side in order to beat the other to the bank a force of nature willing them on to reach the end before their friend if you were wondering who won of course – […]

  • Chestnut


    #CYW #Chestnut 6th November 2019 Coming from two trees that hold its name Horse and Sweet varieties exist Each Autumn kids can be found playing games with conkers Sweet fare created from the conkers sibling Tartlets and pies and they’re even used at the Christmas table Note however – you can’t eat the conker Unless […]

  • Squirrel

    Octpowrimo, 29th October 2018 Signs that winter is on its way Quite inquisitive fellow made his way across the garden fence Under the fir trees and around the hyacinths In search, of something Round , red brown, and tasty to Restock his larder for winter Every now and then looking around, protecting his hide Looking […]