Mac Wilkey

Rookie (October 9,1948 / Dayton, Tennessee)

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A Spaceship Landed Over There

A space ship landed over there
No one’s believed me yet
I walked on over after dark
And took my friend the vet

We couldn’t find the little men
We searched and searched inside
So I sat in the pilot’s seat
And said, “Let’s take a ride.”

A voice said, “Early earthman” then
A glass dome dropped around
My nerves grew calmer when I heard
A high-pitched hissing sound.

My friend, the vet, was diagnosed
Perhaps, I guess, by smell.
Some gizmo stashed him in a cage
Which didn’t fit him well.

We traveled fast through space and time
To ...

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Honey Tree Logic

If I were a bear, I would barely breathe
As the bees swarmed near—til my courage grew
When my memory of past stings grew dim
I would reach within; what could six bees do?

And I soon forgot, as my taste buds laughed,
As more bees appeared-I would just want more
My “Oh bother” says all there is to say:
Let those bees be bees, I’m what honey’s for.

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