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Chipmunk

My coat streaked in shades of brown My home borrowed in the ground Cheeks full with summers plunder Winter is coming will there be enough I wonder Nuts and seed are enough to please For these I gather with expertise Shucking and shelling to reveal my foils Carefully tucking them away so not a one spoils They say I'm a mammal small in size I say please don't chastise For that little debility I make for with speed and agility For I am Chipmunk Not some little punk

Copyright © | Year Posted 2011




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Date: 2/7/2011 1:48:00 AM
Very cute poem that well describes chipmunks. We used to have some in our courtyard, but the neighbor's cats have "evicted" them. Elton Camp
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Date: 2/6/2011 10:30:00 AM
Such cute images of the chipmunks storing their nuts and seeds away for the winter. LOL Chipmunks deserve our respect. Surely, they're not "little punks." Smart little creatures who know how to save for the future. We could learn from them, Robert. Great work! Love, Carolyn
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Date: 2/6/2011 8:59:00 AM
Nice one Robert on the plight of this creature of which we have many in my neighborhood luv... watching them store for winter coming is so awesome... glad u enjoyed my Super Bowl tribute for the contest.. I am an avid fan luv.. enjoyed...
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Date: 2/6/2011 8:47:00 AM
Cute work but those little creatures can do some damage...I think that a funny with their dispositon and ways..Enjoyed your work and creativity...Your presence at my work brightened my morn..Sara
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