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Backyard Party

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Backyard Party

Blue Jays and Black birds and half a dozen squirrels.
Sprinkled with Sparrow's, it's become quite a world.
Occasional Cardinal to add a little spice.
They seem to all be getting along fairly nice.

The neighbor, he feeds them plenty of food.
It seems it is working, they've become quite a brood.
As long as the house is buttoned up tight.
They're not a problem, I sleep fine at night.

Out in the front, a chipmunk does play.
Scurrying around and having it's way.
A Robin or two might ruffle their feathers.
I wouldn't change a thing if I had my druthers.

It feels like I'm blessed to have such a mess.
Nothing to do but enjoy it, I guess.
God certainly does have mysterious ways.
How he shows us his love in these warm summer days.

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  1. Date: 8/28/2012 6:15:00 PM
    I really like this one ;} thank you for commenting on my PEARL poem,,,, you should have a nice day too ;}

  1. Date: 8/23/2012 10:17:00 PM
    thanks for your comments today. I just clicked on this one and recalled it was one I very much enjoyed.

  1. Date: 6/29/2012 8:41:00 PM
    Our feathered and furred beasties do provide so much entertainment. So glad you have the pleasure of their antics and songs to make your day special! I loved the story Robert

  1. Date: 6/29/2012 1:43:00 PM
    With all of those lovely creatures you are blessed. And lucky. Enjoy the summer.

  1. Date: 6/28/2012 7:46:00 PM
    hey, this is awesome. A second poem in less than a week and I'm loving it. It's the perfect summer poem, my friend. I really enjoy the birds in my yard too. I think it's a little finch family I am seeing, and also robins!

  1. Date: 6/28/2012 5:33:00 PM
    What a lovely scene...I can hear the birds !! Very enjoyable read !!

  1. Date: 6/28/2012 3:04:00 PM
    Lovely poem. I too have birds a'plenty squirrels and rabbits too! along with a few undesireables-groundhogs and armadillos *smiles* Tanya