Category Archives: Animals & Nature

Petals

Delicate petals Catching light amongst darkness. Grey skies overhead.

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The Too Tired Snail

The snail struggled under heavy load; Each worry he would carry, and they weighed. Mounting worries weighed him down, so he slowed; He worried he would not get far today. The added worry left him feeling grey, But he knew, … Continue reading

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Autumn Leaves

By Lyra (6) please leave her some feedback if you have a moment. She worked hard on this. 

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Autumn evening

Evening falls swiftly Light to dark in short moments. Autumnal twilight

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Rest Well Mindy x 

Another baby Gone too soon; you were so loved And always will be. [less than a week after losing Bella, our darling 12-year-old Mindy passed away today]

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Bye bye Bella

You burnt so bright But far too briefly, Bella. Brave. Beloved. Gone.

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Healing Hold

If I could take your pain away I would. I’d wear it, aching, shaking, But relieved. If I could know That your pain was no more. For now I’ll hold you close To help you heal.

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Kitten Cuddles

This day was not one Made for living. This day was not Very forgiving. It was one where her head Kept her confined to bed; The aching And gnawing, There was no ignoring She cuddled her kitten instead. This kitten … Continue reading

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Changing Seasons

Greens tinged with yellow The autumnal rust sets in. Beautiful decay.

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The Fruit Tree

The tree was heavy – fruit so ripe, Its branches swept the floor. The birds and squirrels ate the fruit, The tree produced some more. The people passed And helped themselves, And pickled fruit For jars on shelves, But still … Continue reading

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