Thursday, December 13, 2012

Southwestern Critters



Scorpion tail-up,
Poised to strike.

Gila Monster waddles
Next to my bike.

Javelina munch
My barrel cactus.

Bobcat saunters,
Aloof with practice.

Rattlesnake suns
Near my trowel.

When I notice
I jump and howl.

Coyotes yip
Their eerie cries.

Around every rock,
Another surprise.

Southwestern life –
Full of critters.

Desert animals
Give me the jitters.

4 comments:

  1. I love this one. I love the idea of living with these "exotic" creatures all the time.

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    1. Hi Liz! These critters are pretty cool until you almost step on one (the scorpion is hard to see on our tile floors - yikes!)
      Happy Saturday!
      Bridget

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  2. This is awesome, and so true of life in AZ.

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    1. Thanks, Joe for stopping by and commenting. I enjoy the SW critters - through the window.
      :),
      Bridget

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