Tippy,tippy top,

From my.office, From my chair, Electric a must, Surrounded, Ensconced(pretty sure spellings off,) Thingie of Superman in his big ice thingy, Books to port, Books at kiel, Books to stern, Books in my wake, When I peer up, At the tippy,tippy,top, With Sheldon Cooper and my little eye, I spy yellow, Last night second nightContinue reading “Tippy,tippy top,”

No frost yet!

How do I know you wonder, Come to 310 3rd Street S,Quasqueton, Iowa, Sit outside crunching cucumbers, How long? Ten minutes then your dun, Done? Dun! Yeppers. For you see Minnesota’s state bird, Joked about by my mom, Still flies, The tiny vampires alive and still, Feasting on red,gushing corpulses, Hemaglobin my I’m sure missedContinue reading “No frost yet!”

Fields of corn

Yellow covers beans, Golden browns brittle they wave, Tossing gracefully in cadence, Unison deer look up tucked deep within falls paradise, Farmer gazes standing in his yard, Son taps dad on his shoulder, No words needed, Farmer hops into his beat up by Ford pickup remnant of good years past, Today’s Midwestern farmer battles nature,Continue reading “Fields of corn”

Upon a wing,

Tonight as I came home, Two wings were a flying, Geese away, Veering out there, Northern Iowa, Twenty twenty one running a month ahead, Early March we had seventy weather, Short sleeves and Tee shirts, If not fast bizarre, April was nice End of May winter returned, Heating bills rose, Why because it was turnContinue reading “Upon a wing,”

Automated grandchildren

When I was a kid, We had no electric games, We played around the neighborhood, Except for birthday parties we entered No ones home, We had board games, When family came to visit, We went to greet them, Like Elliot from E.T. then dragged the children cousins to our rooms, Sometimes grandma too, My neighbotContinue reading “Automated grandchildren”

Sky as blue as cornflowers

Silly but true, The husk silk found on corn snot blue, The cornflower delicate and true, Blooms near the ground and blue, Sure sign winter’s gone, Robin’s return, Calf’s baying for their ma’s, Bull frogs are jumping, somewhere fish are biting, In my minds eye sit I, Bucket of thick nighcrawlers sliming the dirt, AContinue reading “Sky as blue as cornflowers”

Patricia

Giddy as a school girl, Valentine from Laura recieved, Artsy home made card for eight year grand daughter, So cute, My sister Pat, Working toward seventy- six, Her mother – in law Laura will in August be one hundred and two or is it… Three, one hundred and three, Bingo- Bango abercadaber! Happy Valentines dayContinue reading “Patricia”

The galloper

Little, Smart, Graceful, Purrfect, Cslico grey, Spins, Highfives, Gracefull she sails, Twisting, Flipping, Galloping, My little girl, Sophie. Kitten going on four months, My heart, My familiar,