Poet’s Corner: Winter Planning

Winter Planning

Dee Rusin, Kenai

Migratory patterns have begun

Humans head South on the run

Desert dwelling in the Sun

Large hoofed animals move around

Seeking out fertile ground

Where they can roam or hunker down

Well fed hibernators cave away

Mostly snoozing night and day

Dreaming of Spring’s warming light

Berries and salmon to delight

Many birds have flown South

Those who stay swoop in and out

Hiding nibbles all about

Larger birds prepare to stay

Securing a nest or hideaway

Near unsuspecting smaller prey

As for me I’ll stay right here

Hot chocolate and marshmallows in tow

Observing nature’s movie show

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