Spock the Vegan

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Nature In The Back Yard - Poem by Spock the Vegan

See the squirrel on the telephone wire.
See the hawk circling higher and higher.
See the cat climbing the aspen tree.
See the flower with the bumble bee.

Smell the scent carried in the breeze.
Feel the grass while on your knees.
Feel the wind blowing through your hair.
See the Blue Jay flying in the air.

See the lady bugs on the wall.
See the corn stalks, oh so tall.
Hear the call of the mocking bird.
Isn't that the sweetest thing you ever heard?

Topic(s) of this poem: animals, bird, birds, bugs, cat, feeling, flower, hearing, nature, plants

Form: Iambic Pentameter


Comments about Nature In The Back Yard by Spock the Vegan

  • Mohammed Asim Nehal (11/18/2015 11:31:00 AM)


    Great imagery and picture added flavour to it........Wonderfully conceived poem 10 (Report) Reply

    Spock The Vegan Spock The Vegan (10/8/2016 6:53:00 PM)

    Thanks for your comment and vote. I try to find a picture for each poem.

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  • Kim Barney (11/17/2015 8:58:00 PM)


    MMMMM...... Nature! I love it. I have had a Western Scrub Jay, Northern Flicker, Dark-eyed Juncos, Downy woodpeckers, Black-capped chickadees and goldfinches on my bird feeders this week- - - oh, and a Eurasian Collared Dove and a magpie. I don't think I've ever seen a mockingbird.
    Also saw a squirrel just like the one in the picture in Twin Falls, Idaho two days ago. He was running across the highway trying not to become extinct.
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    Spock The Vegan Spock The Vegan (10/8/2016 6:52:00 PM)

    We have squirrels living in the trees around here. We see one almost every day. When they cross the road in front of us we call them Geico squirrels. Never seen the hive five though.

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Poem Submitted: Monday, November 16, 2015

Poem Edited: Sunday, December 20, 2015


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