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55 - Outwitting Squirrels

They were smarter than him;
that much was clear.
They scavenged his yard,
both the far side and near.
They took his Corvette
out for a spin!
Some days it felt
like he never would win.
He needed a resource,
that much was sure,
and he hoped that this book
would soon be the cure.












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8 comments:

Tempest Nightingale LeTrope said...

Wow, they're even worse than the squirrels that chew their way in and make their home in my mother's roof.

March 29, 2013 at 4:08 AM
Jinksy said...

They are clever little beasties, that's for sure! :)

March 29, 2013 at 4:44 AM
izzy said...

Oh they are so smart! Great 55-

March 29, 2013 at 7:11 AM
Yvonne Osborne said...

Sometimes a lighthearted romp on Good Friday is just the ticket. I LOVE "they took his corvette out for a spin!" I bet they'd at least get under the hood. Have a great weekend!

March 29, 2013 at 8:17 AM
Alice Audrey said...

It would help if they weren't also agile.

There's no love lost between me and squirrels - the bane of my garden.

March 29, 2013 at 10:05 AM
Jazzbumpa said...

squirrels

aren't they just bunnies

with long fluffy tails


Cheers!
JzB

March 29, 2013 at 10:38 AM
G-Man said...

Squirrels are delicious.
But I'm not so sure they belong in Mensa!!
Loved your Rodent 55 Ann...
Animals are always great inspiration. Thanks for playing, missed you last Friday. Have a Kick Ass Holiday Week-End

March 29, 2013 at 12:28 PM
brandi said...

As a rabbit person, squirrels are my natural enemy. I don't give a damn that they are cute and chitter chattery. Their tails are too long and their ears too short. Instead of holes in the ground, they live in trees. Nope, I don't understand squirrels.

March 29, 2013 at 9:08 PM