My Garden

By Gypsie-Ami Offenbacher-Ferris

Photograph By Gypsie-Ami Offenbacher-Ferris

A tiny frog leapt out at me
as if to say hello
Although in all reality
he was running from my hoe

After that a pretty ribbon snake
lifted its triangular head to see
Who was disturbing his grassy home
No worries little snake – just me

From underneath my long front deck
deep with cool damp earth
Slithering out into the sun
a blue tailed skink came forth

Big and green with strong notched legs
a giant grasshopper stopped to preen
Glistening beneath old sol’s rays
he was already squeaky clean

Photograph By Gypsie-Ami Offenbacher-Ferris

5 Comments

  1. Sadje says:

    Nice poem Ami!

    Liked by 1 person

      1. Sadje says:

        You’re welcome

        Liked by 1 person

  2. Nope, Not Pam says:

    Lots of friendly critters, I hope you read this delightful tribute to them 😊

    Liked by 1 person

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