Angela Wybrow

Veteran Poet - 1,727 Points (Salisbury, Wilts, UK)

Unwelcome Guests - Poem by Angela Wybrow

Come September, these creatures arrive;
To keep them out, we desperately strive,
But, despite our efforts to keep them at bay,
In to our lives they still seem to stray.

They seem to possess an uncanny knack
Of squeezing through the tiniest crack.
When we spy one, it’s hard to keep calm;
They fill our minds with sudden alarm.

Just when we’re thinking of going to bed,
In to our homes these small creatures head.
They wait until the day is done,
Then out they come to have some fun.

The sight of one can paint fear on a face;
Breathing quickens and heartbeats race.
Warmth and light are the big attractions –
They don’t give a damn about our reactions.

They daintily dance around our lights,
Whilst giving us humans an awful fright.
Through the air, they so love to zoom,
Causing us to hastily exit that room.

Their wings make a distinctive clicking sound,
So there’s never any doubt when one is around.
These flimsy flyers still haven’t learnt
That if they’re not careful they will get burnt.

They are so much smaller than us,
So they probably wonder ‘Why all the fuss? ’
We’d all feel happier if they stayed well away,
And just stayed outdoors to have their play.

Topic(s) of this poem: feelings, night, wildlife

Comments about Unwelcome Guests by Angela Wybrow

  • (10/1/2015 1:11:00 AM)

    Nice poem! I liked the way flyers are revealed in the end! In the beginning one might not think of them. Nice dual meaning! (Report) Reply

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  • Abdulrazak Aralimatti (9/16/2015 10:59:00 PM)

    These flimsy flyers still haven’t learnt
    That if they’re not careful they will get burnt.

    Truly, I think even man like these creatures do the same thing
    Loved reading th poem

    A lovely poem on the creatures that disturb our life at night
    And also a message for the humans

    Added to my poem list
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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, September 16, 2015

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