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When Sheep Collide

'Tis strange where we should get the notion That poetry expressed in motion Should within the human form reside. When nature gives us many chances Unpractised and ephemeral dances Like in a muddy field when sheep collide Truth is, that nature's not so humble And doesn't mind the dancer's stumble There's nothing that it ever seeks to hide Uncaring it leaves all revealed And is not shamed if one small field Has crazy sheep and one long muddy slide They're mad, they're bad, they're having fun Those naughty sheep and every one Is doing what convention has denied The hillside's muddy, wet and slick With crazy sheepies sliding quick Down to the bottom, down where sheep collide. Many count good nature's fare The birdsong and the country air Among the wonders of the countryside But strange delight can yet be found In woolly bodies sliding round A simple muddy field where sheep collide. While nature guides celestial spheres In cosmic dances, it appears, With majesty the earthborn are denied Down far beneath in mud and grass A sheep slides on its woolly a***: A sense of fun, though not a sense of pride.

Copyright © | Year Posted 2010




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Date: 4/15/2022 4:03:00 PM
Nice!
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Date: 1/21/2022 3:11:00 PM
Really fun read with great rhyming!
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Lee Leon
Date: 1/23/2022 3:09:00 PM
Thank you, Ann, I am pleased you enjoyed. LL
Date: 1/20/2022 9:17:00 PM
This is hilarious. I laughed out loud at this one.
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Lee Leon
Date: 1/23/2022 3:00:00 PM
Thanks Jim for your kind comments on my poems. I am pleased that you enjoyed them. Best wishes. LL
Date: 1/20/2022 4:36:00 PM
Surreal animal farm....weird yet I caught of the scene a euphemism. Nicely done Lee
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Date: 1/23/2022 3:10:00 PM
Thank you kindly, Weston. I am pleased you enjoyed. LL
Date: 1/20/2022 1:23:00 AM
Delightful rhyme scheme. Delightful poem. Yes, delightful!
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Date: 1/19/2022 5:49:00 PM
Delightful!
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Date: 1/19/2022 4:21:00 PM
This poem is absolutely delightful Lee. Very nice to meet you through your poetry featured. I smiled all the way through your most entertaining poem. Thank you for the fun.Aloha and Blessings, Connie xxoo
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Lee Leon
Date: 1/23/2022 3:11:00 PM
Thank you so much, Connie. I am pleased that you enjoyed the poem and the sheep just having a bit of fun. LL
Date: 1/19/2022 3:54:00 PM
Indeed, Lee, in the collision of love, in the mud of love, no matter how far and deep we slide, true love will abide. Love the write. thanks for the share. Peace and Love.
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Lee Leon
Date: 1/23/2022 3:16:00 PM
Thank you, Millard, there is simple poetry in the enjoyment of mud. LL
Date: 1/19/2022 3:42:00 PM
Profoundly beautiful. Love the message of this poem with its rhyming rhythmic flow. Thanks for the share. Peace and Love.
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Date: 7/23/2010 7:12:00 AM
I enjoyed reading your poetry this morning Lee. I will be away for the weekend and will be back to read Monday. May you have a wonderful weekend filled with love and inspiration. Love, Carol
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Date: 7/23/2010 12:32:00 AM
lol funny those sheep are having a good time, nice point made enjoyed your poem
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Date: 7/23/2010 12:15:00 AM
this is by far the best poem,i have read all day,,,lol,,,it fits into the conversation me and my babe are talking about,,,lol,,the sheep the peeps..that is what they are sheep,,.loved your poem,,,going to my favorites,,thanks for hitting the nail,..p.d.
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