Friday, November 30, 2012

Puppy Welcome

Puppy jumps up
As I come in.
So excited -
Full body spin.

I have been gone
For oh so long.
Five whole minutes -
Her love is strong.

Thursday, November 29, 2012

Bean Day

Baked beans for breakfast.
Baked beans for lunch.
Baked beans are delicious -
All day I munch.

But come supper,
No beans for me.
I'd much rather
Toast and tea.

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Lizard Hunt

Around the yard
Puppy runs.
Lizard hunt
In the sun.

Then she rests
Tired paws.
On a lizard
Puppy gnaws.

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Monday, November 26, 2012

Feel the Beat

I hear the beat,
I move my feet.

I shake my hips
with puckered lips.

Elbows swinging,
high pitched singing.

Music's in me -
wild and free.

Sunday, November 25, 2012

Living In A Postcard

Looming mountains scrape
The periwinkle sky.
Puffy white clouds
Saunter on by.

We live in a postcard
Each and every day.
From the sun's arrival
To its setting ray.

Saturday, November 24, 2012

Movie Regret

In the movie
the monster was hairy.
I can't sleep,
it was scary.

I try to think
of something funny.
"Why are you laughing
in bed, honey?"

"Sorry, Mom, I'm
trying to forget.
Watching that movie
I now regret."

Friday, November 23, 2012

Catalog Shopper

Catalog obsessed
Little girl.
Dolls, clothes, toys -
Her mind swirls.

She wants it all,
But has no money.
"You must save
For yourself, honey."

Thursday, November 22, 2012

Turn of Events for Turkey

Turkey gobbles,
Turkey's loud.
Turkey struts,
Turkey's proud.

Beak held high,
Feathers fluffed.
Turkey's bold,
Until he's stuffed.

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Airplane Trip

On a plane,
In the sky.

My ears pop,
When I cry.

I am stuck
In my seat.

Listening to
The engine's beat.

Can not wait
Until we land.

Seeing family
Is so grand.

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Arizoning

I stare
at the endless
expanse
of desert
sand
dotted
with scrub
and saguaros.

I am
Arizoning.

Monday, November 19, 2012

Sunday, November 18, 2012

Saturday, November 17, 2012

Double Dutch

Class bell rings,
My heart sings.

Recess time
Jump-rope line.

My turn next,
Muscles flexed.

Two ropes spin,
I jump in.

Jump-jump-slap.
Jump-jump-slap.

Jump.

Trip.

Flap.

Oops, I fell,
At the bell.

Recess passed
Way too fast.

Friday, November 16, 2012

Wet Pet

Puppy dog
Licks my toes.
Rubs my arm
With her nose.

She is sweet,
But too wet.
Maybe I need
A drier pet.

Thursday, November 15, 2012

Car Humiliation

Mom be-bops
When we stop

Near or far
In our car

Music's loud
For a crowd

Car behind
Wish were blind

I sit low
Home too slow

Must survive
'Til I drive

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Dog's Nature Channel

Through the window
Doggy stares
Despite the sun's
Blinding glare.

Her eyes don't move,
What does she see?
A scared rabbit
Under a tree.

She watches the world
Right next to me.
Our front window
Is her TV.

Monday, November 12, 2012

Hummingbird War

Two birds
Fly fast
One feeder
Zip past.

Thrum, thrum.
Tweet, tweet.
Two beaks
Compete.

Sunday, November 11, 2012

Saturday, November 10, 2012

Dad's In Charge

When Mom's away,
Dad let's us play.
Pizza, movies,
cupcakes, smoothies.

We like it when
Dad's in charge.
Fun abounds -
Livin' large.

We miss Mom
and her loving ways.
But Dad is fun
for a few days.

Friday, November 9, 2012

Baby Yells

Baby yells
In the hall.
Mom shushes
Baby's call.

Slight echo
just enough
for others
to rebuff.

Baby doesn't
care one bit.
She keeps yelling -
Mom has a fit.

Thursday, November 8, 2012

Dog Tired

Doggy's tired,
Doggy's beat.
Doggy won't get
on her feet.

She ran too much
around the yard.
Exercised off
her doggy lard.

Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Tuesday, November 6, 2012

Election Day

Election day,
Your vote counts.
Exit pollsters
Like to pounce.

Cast your vote,
See who's elected.
Exercise your right,
Stay connected.

Monday, November 5, 2012

Mare in the Meadow

Mare in the meadow,
Dappled gray.

Munching on lunch,
Golden hay.

Horseflies buzz,
Silk tail sways.

Sees her rider,
Whinnies and neighs.

Sunday, November 4, 2012

Friday, November 2, 2012

Thursday, November 1, 2012

Halloween Hangover

Today I feel
Rather sick.
My belly aches
Ick, ick, ick!

Not sure why,
Could it be,
My late-night binge
On candy?