Don't Feed the Squirrels!

 Simply 6 Minutes

T. S. Eliot may have written

 but, let me tell you, six minutes speed by when you are timed, especially this week!  

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I met a squirrel out in the park

Who was so awfully cute

I didn’t want to share my lunch

I tried to make him scoot


He walked along and trailed me

until I stopped to eat

he climbed upon a nearby branch

begging for a treat

 

I had a bag of hazelnuts

I held one in my mouth

I saw how sharp his teeth were then

And wanted to head south!


  ©2021 Lisa Smith Nelson. All Rights Reserved

Comments

  1. I love it! Wow, to get this to work in your poem is awesome. Thank you for participating again!

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    1. Well, I can't comment on your comment, as your image is covering it, but I appreciate you stopping by to read and leaving a comment! The same on my phone. Did you change your profile photo recently?

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