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Beary Friendly

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Beary Friendly

Benaiah and the bear went outdoors to play.
It was a very cold and rainy day.
They jumped in all the puddles;
Till they were soaked up to their middles.
Josiah looked out the window and saw all the fun. 
he came merrily out, and so did the sun.
Together the birds did they torment and tease;
And their friend, the bear had a chase with the bees.
Honey is what the three companions all sought;
For Benaiah and Josiah's favourite big pot.
Many long hours of happy play passed by;
And they became hot, sticky and dry.
Suddenly! the boys heard their parents call;
"Don't eat the honey, for we need it all."
Regretfully, their play came to a sudden end;
As they came skipping around the bend.
Standing there with a loaded gun;
Was a hunter in the hot beaming sun.
His hungry eyes, stared right at the bear.
Benaiah said, "Stop! Don't shoot. That's not fair."
You see, the bear was Benaiah and Josiah's very close friend;
And they didn't want to see their companion's end.
The hunter regretfully lowered his gun;
And they all took off at a very fast run.
They didn't stop running till they got to the house;
And the hunter stayed quiet and still as a mouse.
The boys and the bear knew they were safe and sound;
As they came in the house, and refuge they found.
While dragging his chin on the ground, the hunter went away;
For he no longer had hunger for the bear that day.
The boys looked eagerly for another day in the sun;
When they could get into mischief and have lots of fun.
The whole family enjoyed the pot full of honey;
Especially, the bear who filled his tummy.


This poem is dedicated to Robert Johnson.  It's
a story I wrote for my son when they were little.

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  1. Date: 6/19/2012 10:58:00 AM

    awww a great story poem, thanks for yourkind comments on my poem I surrender, I gave my life to god 19 yers ago on fathers day, but i re surrended all to him , its regrdinga guy at church I liked and its just a distraction so I have to lay all my emotions down and stay focoused on whats important and it aint no guy that wants to hurt my feelings at every turn, i love him as a brother but leave it there and help and pray for him as part of my small group and eevn shake hands or hug, God bless

    caulfield Avatar peggy caulfield Date: 6/19/2012 11:05:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    If he is Mr. Right, God will show you both, and then he will be an even greater distraction but one God wants for your life. I will Pray for the matter and we will see how God answers. God bless you sis.
  1. Date: 6/14/2012 6:50:00 PM

    Peggy, I enjoyed this story/poem very much. Like the bear I too love honey. Thanks for liking - Tea Cup and You. Many blessings. Lucilla

  1. Date: 6/14/2012 6:24:00 AM

    Enjoyed your poe m Peggy it would make a great children's all you need to do is find an illustrator, great images came to mind as I read your words, have a great day, luv vie

  1. Date: 6/11/2012 10:57:00 AM

    Peggy dear.....my last poem (egg) is about my daughter and MY mom (Lailas grandma). I`m so happy for you liked it.You are welcome to read it again.(Laila is 33 year now and do like egg today :) - Have a lovely week. - Ps. I always read your poem Peggy, you are good. - oxox love Anne-Lise

  1. Date: 6/9/2012 12:45:00 PM

    sooo cute poem Peggy ....love it. - oxox Anne-Lise

  1. Date: 6/9/2012 12:25:00 PM

    Loved reading this.

  1. Date: 6/8/2012 10:57:00 PM

    Awesome, and fun to read. A great children story. Enjoyed it. Thanks for sharing and thank you for your kind comments on my poem. Caroline. :)

  1. Date: 6/8/2012 6:19:00 PM

    nice write Peggy,enjoyed it like a jar of honey lol

  1. Date: 6/8/2012 1:06:00 PM

    thanks for your kind commets on my poem yesterday today and tomorrow, God bless you from diane

  1. Date: 6/7/2012 12:44:00 PM

    Enjoyed reading your poetry this afternoon Peggy. Hope you have a beautiful evening. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 6/7/2012 8:27:00 AM

    Good morning, Pegggy i love it, have yourself a lovely day~ALWAYS *PD