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Duck Side Story

You have your North side ducks, 
And you have your south side ducks.
Neither the twain shall meet.
For each one had his nose in the air. 
They simply would not do the greet.

So as it happens they would dance with flair in the middle of the pond.
Always trying to out do the other side…Yes, let’s call it ‘Stomp The Pond’
Wings in motion lifting them up, to stomp the waters with their feet
Acrobatics and splashing around… Man it looked so neat.

So Stella, one of the South Side Ducks fell in love with her North side Pete.
But she couldn’t cross the middle of the pond, with so much action in the way.
Fussing, blustering, and carryings on were the name of the day.

But you know, there’s always one strange duck, and that’s the one who built a bridge.
Now all the others could come across or watch the stomp from the middle of the id.
My moral, I say to you young ones… is as appealing as stomping can be…
The world works better when brought together… 
By the builders of a bridge.

Copyright © | Year Posted 2011




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Date: 7/5/2015 9:00:00 AM
Congrats on ur awesome winning write Carol !
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Date: 7/5/2015 3:17:00 AM
Carol, congratulations. Always & Forever ~LINDA~
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Date: 7/4/2015 7:47:00 PM
Carol :) CONGRATULATIONS!!! Thank you for supporting my contest. LOVE SKAT :)
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Date: 11/30/2014 10:59:00 AM
what a beautiful story Carol with a great moral - many congrats on your win:-) Hugs jan xx
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Date: 11/30/2014 7:35:00 AM
Amazing write Carol! Congrats on ur win!
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Date: 11/30/2014 1:04:00 AM
CAROL, Congratulations, thank you for the support. ~SKAT~
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Date: 2/11/2014 8:19:00 PM
nice win. Carol, . Hugs* SKAT
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Date: 1/7/2014 10:15:00 AM
Carol, .. Congratulations:) thank you for supporting my contest...... xOx ~LINDA
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Date: 1/16/2012 5:38:00 AM
Interesting story, with morals!, enjoyed the read. P.S. Thanks for your comments.
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Date: 12/4/2011 8:38:00 AM
funny write....makes me want a duck.
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Date: 11/28/2011 6:26:00 AM
Congratulations on your win in P.D.'s contest Carol. Love, Carol
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Date: 11/26/2011 1:51:00 PM
Congratulations on your win. I really enjoyed Reading your poem! Lori
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Date: 11/24/2011 9:54:00 AM
Great message Carol. Congratulations
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Date: 11/23/2011 11:41:00 PM
CAROL, ;-) stopping by to wish you and everyone a happy THANKSGIVING! Also to congratulate you in my "any poem goes contest`" Have yourself a wonderful and lovely holiday. God Bless,.. p.d.
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Date: 11/22/2011 8:25:00 AM
A great message you have conveyed, Carol
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Date: 11/19/2011 10:36:00 AM
How I enjoyed your delightful description of the "Stomp the Pond," Carol. The conflict reminds me of the classes we see in society today and you have a great message at the end. Very nice! Love, Carolyn
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Date: 11/17/2011 2:15:00 PM
IT TAKES A VILLAGE....A GREAT TALE TOLD IN A WAY EVEN A DRAIN BAMAGED POET LIKE ME CAN UNDERSTAND....JUST RIGHTOUSLY COOL....note to self READ MORE OF THIS CHICK'S WORDS "write" on Girl....a new fan ~free cee!~ Phreepoetry-- now all together, a standing ovation for the lady!
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Date: 11/16/2011 7:14:00 AM
We have two pairs of ducks who frequent our back yard. We have named them Cheese and Quackers and Dick and David. We have a gay couple. Tony
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Date: 11/13/2011 9:38:00 PM
Carol, wow...sounds like rivals... but, united in a strange way... of meeting eye to eye... built it and it will happen,,..((look at our hands)).Enjoyed stopping by tonight, have yourself a lovely night ;-) ,..LINDA
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