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squishing mud between my toes
icky fingers in my nose
frogs harrumphing in my pocket
worms and bugs and itchy things
lumps and bumps the scratching brings
bugs and snakes and critters all
long and short fat and tall
funky muck from willow pond
exploding tops of willow fronds
feathers floating everywhere
willow angels in my hair
sticker burrs and sapling glue
painted cheeks of berry blue
munching on crab apple snacks
following a bunny’s tracks
humming drone of dragonfly’s
butterfly’s of any size
lying flat in lush green grass
shaping clouds floating  past
a summer day, a dog, and me

John G. Lawless

Copyright © | Year Posted 2015

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Date: 9/14/2015 1:19:00 PM
John, congrats on your wonderful win. SKAT love :)
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Date: 9/14/2015 4:12:00 AM
Superb take with this very happy write n a great win John! Big congrats!
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Date: 9/13/2015 11:30:00 AM
I'm imagining this as a most recent experience.... ;) I do love this one John , congratulations !!! ... Bev
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Date: 9/13/2015 4:28:00 AM
loved the imagery here John congrats on your win:-) hugs Jan xx
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Date: 9/12/2015 8:34:00 PM
This was super cool, getting down to the nature of nature and I enjoyed it. Grats on your win!
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Date: 8/31/2015 1:45:00 AM
DEAR JOHN, nice poem:) muddy sticky and loads of play....remembered my, Anu:)
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Date: 9/3/2015 4:57:00 PM
thanks for stopping by....I did enjoy writing this