Not Today


Unsuspecting, they come out to play,
I stalk them silently, yet they run away,
I could chase if I wanted, but not today.

Gently nibbling the grass at their feet,
Noses twitching, enjoying the heat
Of an autumn evening, Summer complete.

Young and old, they hop and they run,
In and out of bushes, having such fun,
Safe in their burrows when the day is done.

I see them lingering every day,
I’d love to chase and join in their play,
But I’m tired and old now, so not today.

smiling maggie]

About pensitivity101

I am a retired number cruncher with a vivid imagination and wacky sense of humour which extends to short stories and poetry. I love to cook and am a bit of a dog whisperer as I get on better with them than people sometimes! We have recently lost our beloved dog Maggie who adopted us as a 7 week old pup in March 2005. We decided to have a photo put on canvas as we had for her predecessor Barney, and now have three pictures of our fur babies on the wall as we found a snapshot of my GSD so had hers done too. From 2014 to 2017 'Home' was a 41 foot narrow boat where we made strong friendships both on and off the water. We were close to nature enjoying swan and duck families for neighbours, and it was a fascinating chapter in our lives. We now reside in a small bungalow on the Lincolnshire coast where we have forged new friendships and interests.
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