Seal Whiskers Poem by Ima Ryma

Seal Whiskers

Rating: 4.6

Whiskers, whiskers - I got a bunch,
As any harbor seal has got.
Whiskers help us to find some lunch -
Seafood, fish and crabs and whatnot,
That underwater we can't see,
Becuz of all the murkiness.
We feel vibrations that there be
Against our whiskers, and guess,
Depending on vibrating size,
If this be a catch of the day.
If so, we're off to grab the prize,
Thanks to the feel good whiskers way.

So when you see a well fed seal,
Whiskers - a big part of the deal.

Tuesday, March 17, 2015
Topic(s) of this poem: animals
Kim Barney 10 February 2017

A fun, whimsical poem in your usual Shakespearian sonnet pattern. Just one of many great poems you have done. Congrats on having it selected as poem of the day!

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Clarence Prince 10 February 2017

Whiskers, a good deal of whiskers may help the seals find their meal. Whiskers! ! !

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Edward Kofi Louis 10 February 2017

Deal, seal! With the muse of the meal. Thanks for sharing this poem with us.

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Bernard F. Asuncion 10 February 2017

Congrats on being selected for the day.......

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Tom Allport 10 February 2017

a good descriptive poem of a seals daily antics. Fully enjoyed it.

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Bri Edwards 05 April 2022

You've spelled 'because' the way I pronounce it (not 'it', Silly) . bri ;) Why is language/grammar so difficult to master? ? I'll never master it and never try.

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Rajnish Manga 11 February 2017

'Whiskers - a big part of the deal'. A lovely poem indeed. Thanks.

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Sylvaonyema Uba 10 February 2017

Whiskers, whiskers... A well written poem! Sylva.

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Ratnakar Mandlik 10 February 2017

A beautiful poem, short n sweet and a pleasure to read. Congrats on the poem of the Day.

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Chinedu Dike 10 February 2017

Beautiful piece of poetry elegantly brought forth in good rhyme scheme with conviction. Thanks for sharing Ima.

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