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indar
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Garden Love

Post by indar » Fri May 15, 2020 5:01 pm

Garden Love

One of those common California lizards
on my flagstone walk
pumps itself up and down
on bent-twig front legs.

Not certain if a lady lizard
curtsies to a shy suitor
hidden in the nasturtium

or a less-than-gentlemanly fellow
insinuates the humptyhump
to a disinterested damsel.

ajduclos
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Re: Garden Love

Post by ajduclos » Fri May 15, 2020 7:41 pm

I can see it clearly, like a David Attenborough episode of Life On Our Planet.  Whether its a lady or a gruff male, they will each get it in the end................... :lol:
I like the poem !!
Aj 

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Colm Roe
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Re: Garden Love

Post by Colm Roe » Sat May 16, 2020 2:28 am

Funny and sad Linda.
Actually it's all sad...from the male's point of view; he's either a wimp or an a-hole :lol:
'curtseys'? Did your spell check not tell you 'curtsies'? Maybe it's an Americanism?
humptyhump oh Linda... that really made me laugh :lol: :lol: :lol:
This is what it is, light and lovely :)

Dave
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Re: Garden Love

Post by Dave » Sun May 17, 2020 11:32 am

I enjoyed this. I find no sadness in nature but wonder. Likewise in the human capacity for transferring human feeling to animals: and doesn't my cat know it.
 

indar
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Re: Garden Love

Post by indar » Mon May 18, 2020 12:24 am

Whether its a lady or a gruff male, they will each get it in the end


Obviously--their children run all over the place. Thanks AJ.
:D :D

indar
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Re: Garden Love

Post by indar » Mon May 18, 2020 12:27 am

'curtseys'? Did your spell check not tell you 'curtsies'? Maybe it's an Americanism?

No, it's an indarism. If it isn't underlined it looks fine to me. Thanks for the catch Colm and, uh, don't be sad.

indar
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Re: Garden Love

Post by indar » Mon May 18, 2020 12:31 am

I enjoyed this. I find no sadness in nature but wonder. Likewise in the human capacity for transferring human feeling to animals: and doesn't my cat know it.

My dog understands every word I say to her she just acts dumb so she doesn't have to respond. Thanks Dave. Say hi to your cat from Ursula

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