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Loss of a tom cat friend and defender of the bluebird box

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Loss of a tom cat friend and defender of the bluebird box

Squirrel plays and shakes
 a fist atop the bluebird box....
twelve round stones

Blue feathers strown
empty nesting box today...
old man Tom rest

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  1. Date: 6/18/2012 4:20:00 PM

    That looks like one pesky squirrel you've got yourself there Doris.." enjoyed reading your work..!

  1. Date: 6/18/2012 10:59:00 AM

    Glad to see you Doris. - All well with you ? - oxox hug Anne-Lise

  1. Date: 6/12/2012 5:53:00 AM

    Awww! How sad. We have squirrels in our back yard too. Did they eat your baby birds? My Lily-Cat died rwo years ago and our Meshak mourned her loss as we did. Now we have a new little kitty. A blue point Siamese named "Ninja". Really am enjoying him. Sorry I haven't been around much. My puter keeps freezing on me and when I type it keeps skipping lines so my bottom line suddenly appears in the middle of another sentence. God Bless, JB

  1. Date: 6/9/2012 8:44:00 AM

    Did the squirrels eat the Bluebird eggs?..Enjoyed reading this morn..Mom

  1. Date: 6/7/2012 4:57:00 PM

    Life has it's twisted little tales. Hindsight tells of what prevails. The evidence of savage need. All we can do is plant a seed.

  1. Date: 6/7/2012 10:11:00 AM

    need to get a young Tom,my deepest sympathy for old Tom,nice write

  1. Date: 6/6/2012 8:03:00 AM

    this poem is very effective Doris because it certainly makes me sad! Well done. Thank you for your kind comment

  1. Date: 6/6/2012 2:15:00 AM

    Well done Doris....love it. - oxox Anne-Lise

  1. Date: 6/5/2012 10:14:00 PM

    wow..This is the third time I have seen that word, Squirrel on the soup,,in less than an hour. Never has it happened before. A guy name G Pace, and A Gail DeBole.. have cute squirrel haiku's... yours has a sad image... great seeing you here tonight.. Good night... xoxo...pd

  1. Date: 6/5/2012 10:05:00 PM

    Poor old Tom Cat. Is this for that contest on loss of a loved one then?

  1. Date: 6/5/2012 9:41:00 PM

    This is a wonderful write Doris! I love a good tom cat, just wish they could stay alive forever! We miss our Blackjack! Awesome poem, Great Work!!