OctPoWriMo Day 3, Advice to Baby Squirrel

Evidently, October is the time when the baby squirrels visit me for peanuts. Like last year, I had a new visitor this week.

Written for OctPoWriMo.

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Advice to Baby Squirrel

 Baby squirrel chittering at me
peanut between paws
silent scream when I move.
She hurtles herself away
panicked twirling escape.
Many creatures threaten, baby squirrel
I am not one, but you’re wise
to be frightened. Show it sooner.

Sascha Darlington

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