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The Dog and the Rabbit

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The Dog and the Rabbit

The dog seen a rabbit and how he did chase
to catch that little critter and boy what a race

But one thing that rabbit knew as he ran away
he was not going to be lunch for that dog today

Around the tree and  into the bushes he went
the dog was right after that little rabbit's scent

the dog was so busy that he never did see
that big old  hornet nest  way up in the tree

running and barking and making a sound
made all the hornets start buzzing around

They all made a dive and together they flew
when they  hit the dog he knew he was through

He made up his mind right there and then
he would never go chasing that rabbit again

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  1. Date: 11/6/2008 4:56:00 AM
    Congrats on this selection. There is little enough humor in poetry these days. HORNETS! BAD NEWS! Love, daver

  1. Date: 11/6/2008 2:38:00 AM
    Haha so sweet! Funny poem! Congratulations on being featured. Love, Chitra

  1. Date: 11/3/2008 2:14:00 PM
    Got a chuckle out of this one. Thanks for the day brightener. Congratulations on having your poem featured this week. I wish you continued success with your writing. Karen

  1. Date: 11/3/2008 8:57:00 AM
    Too cute! Congratulations Oma on your featured write. Love, Shar

  1. Date: 11/3/2008 4:39:00 AM
    Oma this poem is just too precious - Congrats on being featured this week - God Bless

  1. Date: 11/3/2008 4:28:00 AM
    Congratulations on your well deserved poem being featured this week Oma. Your poem put me in a very light hearted mood today. Thank you my friend. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 11/2/2008 5:24:00 PM
    Smart Dog!! Fun Poem. Congratulations Oma on "The Dog And The Rabbit" being featured. Vince