Chipmunks in Nature

August 27, 2012
By Duplicity BRONZE, Ballston Lake, New York
Duplicity BRONZE, Ballston Lake, New York
3 articles 1 photo 0 comments

Favorite Quote:
The mark of the immature man is that he wants to die nobly for a cause, while the mark of a mature man is that he wants to live humbly for one.


Scurrying
Hurrying
Tiny little feet
Short tail
Brown butt
Searching for a treat
They run past
Fast fast fast
Chasing down the day
Carefree, careful
All they do is play
What's lost is found
Buried in the ground
A nut, a seed
Now up a tree
One for you and
One for me
Chattering away
Harmonious cacophonous
Just like a bird
Always understood
Though they never spoke a word
Sleeping now in peaceful hollows
Of trees both large and small
"What fun today!"
They seem to say
As night begins to fall


The author's comments:
After being challenged by my friend to write a poem about chipmunks in nature, I wrote this.

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on Aug. 30 2012 at 12:36 pm
musicliteraturelove PLATINUM, Clifton Park, New York
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Favorite Quote:
any Bright Eyes lyric is my favorite personal quote.

such imagery, such eloquence. a lovely poem. whoever that friend is must be a great friend indeed to have inspired you to write such a masterpiece.


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