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A Sweet Little Secret In The Garden

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A Sweet Little Secret In The Garden


                                          Working in the garden
                                         The sun is on the wane
                                     and it is approaching evening
                                       Down by the garden fence
                                         I throw some compost
                                 Hear something that moves slowly
                                        Wonder what it might be
                              I stand for a while as quiet that I can be
                       Out of the leaves comes a small nose protruding
                                          Who are you I wonder
                                      Weird, funny sounds I hear
                        Slowly comes my garden guest out of the leaves
                         Rolling round, small cute feet, pink little nose
                                        and a body full of spikes
                                    Such a cute hedgehog you are
                                You are very welcome in my garden







02.06.2012
A-L Andresen

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  1. Date: 10/14/2012 7:35:00 AM

    How lovely! You write beautifullyy, JL

    Andresen Avatar Anne Lise Andresen Date: 10/14/2012 10:24:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Juniper, thank you for visit and comments my poem. - oxox love Anne-Lise :)
  1. Date: 8/9/2012 10:34:00 PM

    I'm so glad that you don't fear Love Anne - great message here! With respect - J.A.B. %

    Andresen Avatar Anne Lise Andresen Date: 8/10/2012 1:56:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Justin, thank you for visit and comments my poem. - oxox love Anne-Lise :)
  1. Date: 7/15/2012 4:24:00 PM

    cute,,,, haven't grown a veggie garden in yrs I do have flowers and cacti ;} you have a blessed day Anne ;}

    Andresen Avatar Anne Lise Andresen Date: 7/16/2012 12:51:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Debbie, thank you for visit and comments my poem. - oxox love Anne-Lise
  1. Date: 6/23/2012 4:31:00 PM

    just so sweet and adorable Anne-Lise.. I am a green tumb lady too..luv gardening and tis a job keeping those pets out of my flowers luv.. this is refreshing and uplifting fun luv.. having a pepsi with u ..

    Andresen Avatar Anne Lise Andresen Date: 6/23/2012 4:33:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    L-M - thank you for visit my garden. - oxox love Anne-Lise
  1. Date: 6/19/2012 7:49:00 PM

    This reminds me of my childhood..Lovely..

    Andresen Avatar Anne Lise Andresen Date: 6/20/2012 2:11:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Melanie, thank you for visit and comments my poem. - oxox love Anne-Lise
  1. Date: 6/15/2012 3:51:00 PM

    Oh how beautifully written. I have two feeders in my back yard and love to see the cardinals, squirrels, doves and woodpeckers love the suet I put out too. It is wonderful to enjoy what we have, I have a nice patio with a glider and a bistro set. i love to sit outside and watch. love you my friend, laurel If you give me your email I will email pics to ya

    Andresen Avatar Anne Lise Andresen Date: 6/15/2012 4:02:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Laurel, thank you for visit and comments my poem. - oxox love Anne-Lise
  1. Date: 6/15/2012 9:41:00 AM

    Many , many simple incidents happen everyday in our life .A common man always neglects it .But a talented , as, Annie , try to view it from a different angle .So her creative pen is blessing us with wonderful stuffs always .jk

    Andresen Avatar Anne Lise Andresen Date: 6/15/2012 9:48:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    ....I am blushing....jk. - Thank you for visit and sweet comments. - oxox love Anne-Lise
  1. Date: 6/15/2012 5:39:00 AM

    Nice

    Andresen Avatar Anne Lise Andresen Date: 6/15/2012 5:42:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Edison, thank you for visit and comments. - oxox Anne-Lise
  1. Date: 6/14/2012 9:47:00 PM

    Okay,...the craziest thing happened in my back yd this evening,...then I tho't of U! A 15 pound ground hog started digging holes everywhere! 3 at my fence and one under my shed...Help me dear if he is really a she and she is pregnant!!! Yikes!! hahah. Hope u and the MR. are doing fine! Love, Gwendolen

    Andresen Avatar Anne Lise Andresen Date: 6/15/2012 5:42:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    .....lol......mild heaven !!!! - oxox love and smile from me.
  1. Date: 6/14/2012 12:05:00 PM

    This is so sweet and cute. Really good imagery. I could see him poking his little nose out and coming cautiously out to see you. Great job. Love it./ God Bless, JB

    Andresen Avatar Anne Lise Andresen Date: 6/14/2012 12:22:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Judy, thank you for visit and comments my poem. - oxox love Anne-Lise
  1. Date: 6/11/2012 7:56:00 AM

    Awww...lovely, I suppose hedgehogs must mate very cautiously...in Australia their equivalents are called Echidna...and when a mommy Echidna has a little baby ..it's called... a "puggle"...which is nearly as cute as your poem...grins...mike

    Andresen Avatar Anne Lise Andresen Date: 6/11/2012 8:20:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Mike, thank you for visit and comments my poem. - oxox love Anne-Lise
  1. Date: 6/10/2012 10:49:00 AM

    I love your writing. I would much rather find a hedge hog than the hundreds of baby snakes that had obviously just hatched in my compost pile.

    Andresen Avatar Anne Lise Andresen Date: 6/10/2012 11:13:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Snakes...no.... W.D. - thank you for visit and comments my poem. - oxox love Anne-Lise
  1. Date: 6/8/2012 1:44:00 PM

    very good imagination captures the moment nice david scottx

    Andresen Avatar Anne Lise Andresen Date: 6/8/2012 3:33:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    David, thank you for visit and comments my poem. - oxox love Anne-Lise
  1. Date: 6/8/2012 10:47:00 AM

    love this sweet write, my friend - my wife fed one in our garden and called her Henrietta : )

    Andresen Avatar Anne Lise Andresen Date: 6/8/2012 10:50:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Sweet Henrietta, thank you for visit and comments my poem Jack. - oxox love Anne-Lise
  1. Date: 6/7/2012 7:46:00 PM

    Oh wow...this hedgehog is a popular fella...Charles says he was in Chicago years ago...You lil guy gets around...haha. If I coul only come up with a great hedgehog poem JUST FOR YOU! :)

    Andresen Avatar Anne Lise Andresen Date: 6/8/2012 2:07:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    ....smile..look for him in your garden Gwen.- Thank you for visit. - always welcome. - oxox love Anne-Lise
  1. Date: 6/7/2012 5:31:00 AM

    This is very cute Poly Anna, I love a nature girl, have a great day hugs vie

    Andresen Avatar Anne Lise Andresen Date: 6/7/2012 7:44:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Vienna, thank you for visit and comments my poem. - oxox love Anne-Lise
  1. Date: 6/6/2012 11:40:00 PM

    I have never seen a wild hedgehog except, I believe it was on the sidewalk in Chicago. It was walking down the street like it owned the town. Such a fond memory you brought back to me from 55 years ago. Thank you.

    Andresen Avatar Anne Lise Andresen Date: 6/7/2012 1:15:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Charles, thank you for visit and comments my poem. - oxox love Anne-Lise
  1. Date: 6/6/2012 5:11:00 PM

    very nice write Anne...thank you for stopping by...hugs...Joseph

    Andresen Avatar Anne Lise Andresen Date: 6/7/2012 1:14:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Joseph, thank you for visit and comments my poem. - oxox love Anne-Lise
  1. Date: 6/6/2012 11:50:00 AM

    here again to send you waffles and hugggs!.. have a sweet day, anne!.:)huggs!

    Andresen Avatar Anne Lise Andresen Date: 6/6/2012 1:10:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    huggggs back....comming. - oxox Anne-Lise
  1. Date: 6/6/2012 11:16:00 AM

    cute poem about your cute garden visitor. How are you doing, Anne Lise? I hope all is well with you. Tell Arild I said Hi. Hugs, Catie :)

    Andresen Avatar Anne Lise Andresen Date: 6/6/2012 11:29:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Catie, thank you for visit and comments my poem. - Yes, I will. - oxox love Anne-Lise
  1. Date: 6/5/2012 8:59:00 PM

    we don't have those here...I would like to see one again. nice work as usual!

    Andresen Avatar Anne Lise Andresen Date: 6/6/2012 1:19:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Doris, thank you for visit and comments my poem. - oxox love Anne-Lise
  1. Date: 6/5/2012 7:10:00 PM

    Anne Lise...you told that story so poetically and suspenseful...of course I tho't it was gonna be a whiley wabbit! I bo't my son a hedgehog years ago and it makes a great pet. We had a cage that looked like a hotel...We even put him in a gerbil ball and let him run all over the house...They are so peaceful...Great write. Love, Gwendolen

    Andresen Avatar Anne Lise Andresen Date: 6/6/2012 1:19:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Gwen, thank you for visit and comments my poem. - oxox love Anne-Lise
  1. Date: 6/5/2012 6:58:00 PM

    Awesome write dear poet ! I've only seen hedgehogs in the zoo, but this write made me feel like I had one in my own yard ! Have a wonderful week Anne Lise....much love, james

    Andresen Avatar Anne Lise Andresen Date: 6/6/2012 1:18:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    James, thank you for visit and comments my poem. - oxox love Anne-Lise
  1. Date: 6/5/2012 5:56:00 PM

    Iloved this... and written at the right time. My son came home from college for the summer with a pet hedgehog. I'd never seen one in life before. They are not native to where I live.

    Andresen Avatar Anne Lise Andresen Date: 6/6/2012 1:17:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Carol, thank you for visit and comments my poem. - oxox love Anne-Lise
  1. Date: 6/5/2012 5:36:00 PM

    I love it, what could be more special than having a little guest like that.I've only seen pictures ofthem but they are adorable.

    Andresen Avatar Anne Lise Andresen Date: 6/6/2012 1:17:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Elizabeth, thank you for visit and comments my poem. - oxox love Anne-Lise
  1. Date: 6/5/2012 5:10:00 PM

    I can tell that you love all of nature, and I am not surprised, knowing what a kind heart you have. Sweet poem!!

    Andresen Avatar Anne Lise Andresen Date: 6/6/2012 1:16:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Carrie, thank you for visit and comments my poem. - oxox love Anne-Lise
  1. Date: 6/5/2012 2:20:00 PM

    sweetness in your garden, anne...more!.. hugging you tight..:)

    Andresen Avatar Anne Lise Andresen Date: 6/5/2012 2:31:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Hugging you back, nette. :) - oxox love Anne-Lise :)
  1. Date: 6/5/2012 2:05:00 PM

    Love your garden, hedgehog and all. Love, daver

    Andresen Avatar Anne Lise Andresen Date: 6/5/2012 2:30:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Daver, thank you for visit and comments my poem. - oxox love Anne-Lise
  1. Date: 6/5/2012 2:04:00 PM

    aw cute write, enjoy your beautiful garden, thanks for yor kind comemnts on my poem i turn it to you, it is best to give this situation to God, and just trust his guidancenow to be free from heartache sometimes we have to lay things down and re view our options. God bles you from diane

    Andresen Avatar Anne Lise Andresen Date: 6/5/2012 2:29:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Diane, thank you for visit and comments my poem. - oxox love Anne-Lise
  1. Date: 6/5/2012 12:29:00 PM

    Very cute indeed...I've never seen a hedgehog but bet the one that showed up on your garden was a real adorable one!...Enjoyed your poem grandma...:)

    Andresen Avatar Anne Lise Andresen Date: 6/5/2012 12:33:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you my "grandson Jonas" for visit and comments grandmas poem....love you!!!
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