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National Poetry Day Message Poem by Heather F Reid

Another great poem from Heather! . Letters of Apology . Dear black and white cat who I chased up a tree, why did you hiss at me so viciously? I didn’t intend to upset you that way, I hoped we’d be friends and you’d hang out and play. Well, when I say play, I mean …

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D is for East Indian Wandering, Whistling Duck

A rather handsome wandering duck photo by FIR0002/Flagstaffotos. . . The beautiful deep red-brown and black-feathered, wandering whistling ducks are found in Northern and Eastern Australia as well as Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, the Philippines and the Pacific Islands. . They prefer deep water where aquatic plants and insects are in plentiful supply. . They are gregarious …

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C is for Chimpanzee

Gorgeous isn’t he? A chimpanzee in the wild. This photo was taken by David Schenfeld and is on Flikr. I’ve always been fascinated by the fact we share so much DNA, although further research has shown it isn’t quite as much as previously stated, we have definitely both descended from a common ancestor, around 4-6 million …

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R for Rat

Naked Mole Rat . Yes, we’re BALD, Butt naked, and BARE. . We have no clothes, we have no hair, and we don’t care. . We’re NUDE. Not a stitch. In the BUFF. . To be honest, love, we just can’t get STARKERS enough. . EXPOSED, IN THE RAW, and WRINKLY. . In the absolute …

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H (number 1) is for Hippopotamus

I like hippopotamuses. I have written two poems about them… one of which is in my book, and one of which is posted below – and both of them are painted onto a giant reversible jigsaw. Hippos are considered to be the most dangerous animal living in Africa, killing more humans than all the other …

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