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Slept 8 Hours Straight

By Wayne F. Burke

Slept 8 Hours Straight

woke and
went outside
everything so beautiful
sparkling blue and
fluffy cotton clouds
and a dead beaver
unlucky fellow by
the roadside
killed by a car
the day not so beautiful
for him
he is building a log-jam
in coonskin heaven now
he has made the bugs and
insects happy and
grateful to be alive
for such a stupendous snack
never did they even

Article © Wayne F. Burke. All rights reserved.
Published on 2019-02-04
Image(s) are public domain.
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