"We're Still In The Game"

"We're still in the game." If you haven't heard this then I know you haven't actually spent any considerable amount of time with my dad....

Hunt

I know you live here; I see your strange marks in the clay The place where you lay down is evident to me And as the deer panteth for the...

Bronze Age

A tale of tails, brooms that sweep at the sky, telling V’s or bronzed backs glimmering as they hump the surface of the water. Two young...

Drewmatik Fever

Sometimes so much said so simply She smiled and so subtly reduced me Long lasting fits of her laughter Rob me of points I was after My...

She Hulk

There is only one Scale Lily, and that's me - Scale Lily It's moving day, and as I look around, I wonder, where did everybody go? I see...

Natty Again

I like to spend time on the tracks, looking for railroad artifacts Its the things that don't move out of the way That I come back to find...

Pirates and Fisherman

Oh my, another eagle, he's not as noble as you think I know he's really watching me, as he pretends to drink And so I leave this lake and...

A Tale That Is Not

He lifted his hand, then brought it down - Slam I share a desk with him, the boy who sounds like bam And so I try to concentrate, but it...

Sanford and Son

I went looking for the adopted son of Sanford A ginger headed, African type lizard At the old abandoned bank where he thrived I found...

The Hardest Lesson

Pay attention young larvae, the Water Beetle said Because nymphs that don't listen, will all end up dead There is danger in the water and...

The Tortoise and the Cobbler

We came to get berries, we came to make pie But the girls got scared of the rumbling sky Too many distractions, but you won't hear me cry...

Flying Kites and Dragons

I watched a Swallow-tail Kite one day, diving at something far away Far away for these old eyes, so I moved in closer, like a spy And oh...

Happy Mother's Day

Thank you mom, for the things you taught me about God and His creation. I still share these things with my kids, and I remember all the...

Fallen Trees and Scaredy Cats

"I won't let her win the war..." "Oh, look at that log,' she said. 'Let's walk across it and see the other side." "No,' her little sister...

The Name of This Beauty

People are strange; they say something looks evil, but what's Satanic about this gecko What's so dark about a walking, breathing, dragon...

Happy Easter...

"Dad, why does the Easter bunny lay eggs?" He doesn't, your mom sets them out. "Mommy lays eggs?" No, the chickens lay the eggs, mommy...

Looking for Man Eaters

Like we were going to swim in here anyway, but we came down here to see And there was no gator; I guess it wasn't meant to be We found...

So You Don't Believe In Faries?!

So you don't believe in fairies; I thought I didn't too But there she was to my surprise and with purple wings she flew Right past my...

Tortoise de Ponce

I asked the tortoise how he came to afford beach front real-estate. He said, "It was simple; I did not ask for much, and I built my own...

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