Category Archives: humor

No Dogs Allowed

Walking the Walk, Anyway  You talk the talk and we walk the walk but when nose goes to sniff and tail begs to wag Where are you?  In Yellowstone, no doubt where we can’t follow not having the bona-fides of … Continue reading

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Spam I Am/Spam Filter Poetry

Usually I delete spam as quickly as possible, without looking, saying a quick word of thanks to WordPress for catching it so adroitly.  Today I wondered, “What would Bluebee do with this?”  Write a poem, of course.  Not as charming … Continue reading

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No Kisses

No Kisses for Valentine’s Day (Belated) No kisses today I’m sorry to say I saw you about with a squirrel in your mouth a very dead squirrel you dropped at my feet a Valentine’s treat So I must remember to … Continue reading

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Presidents’ Day/Fondly Remembering Richard Nixon

 Richard Nixon (??) Poor, poor pitiful me Richard Nixon looks good, you see I never thought, in all my days, that I could utter such a phrase To China he went and opened the door NEPA enacted, he carried the … Continue reading

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Capture Me, Poetry Capture me, Poetry, and don’t let go!  Sneak up beside me at the symphony* Track me down trails in Yellowstone Seize me when least expected  Shadow me by sunlight Encircle me by moonlight Overcome me by starlight … Continue reading

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Resistance is Futile

Mostly speechless, I’m still trying to absorb the nice things Bluebee said about Sweet Planet Poems in her beautiful blog.  Bluebee initiated the dialogue about search engine terms, suggesting we write a poem incorporating words used to find our blog.  … Continue reading

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Search Engine Poetry

Bluebee, poet and photographer extraordinaire, has invited us to participate in her Search Engine* Poetry Challenge Here’s my entry: In Praise of Sweet Poems Praising sweet poems quirky sweet poems i like u poems pick up dog poop poems true … Continue reading

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I’m Bigger Than You Are

A Most Interesting Game It was a wet, wet week in Yellowstone.  Probably a good thing, and it didn’t keep us off the trails.  Torrential downpours, late spring snow melt, and new snow combined to turn the trails into lakes … Continue reading

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Beau reads Tolkien

  Here is Beau reading Tolkien – what, again?  The light has to be just right, and he has to be comfortable to read epic poetry.

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Honk If You’re a Goose

Honk If You’re A Goose Mama lays eggs by the lap pool chlorinated wetland sanctuary Pop patrols the parking lot stands with the security guard hisses at swimmers flies by and honks a greeting after goslings hatch. Canada geese

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