As a baby I’m so cute
I don’t come with a button that says ‘mute’.
I’ve got four legs, no wings, no beak
And when I’m a baby I still ‘leak’.
As most of us, we got a tail
We can whine and growl and also wail.
No matter how we look, we all are stark
We can roll over, give paws and also bark.
We can have mix or pure in our blood
We can be high class elite, or simply ‘mud’
We can be the size of a tree or a tiny sprig
or by all means, a pony, or a guinea pig.
When we’re little our owners are often dizzy
They’re on their toes, we keep them busy.
When we grow up, the stress will end
And we’ll become a ‘man’s best friend’.
We can protect, support, or we can ‘stop’
we work in avalanche, in narcotics or become a cop.
We’re your true jack-of-all-trades
Even though we never got grades.
Maybe you have one of us in your home
Let them sleep in your bed and freely roam.
I’m sure my secret’s not anymore ‘in the fog’
You already guessed – I am a dog!
(Copyright Aurora Jean Alexander – October 2020)
Thanks for the fun in this post, Sally. I had a great laugh. I’ll share the smiles today!
Something to ease you into the weekend….which I hope is love and laughter filled
An Indian cab driver picked up a Japanese man from a hotel. Along the way, they saw a Honda motorcycle overtake the taxicab and the Japanese guy said, “Motorcycle very fast, made in Japan.” Then a Toyota car overtook the taxicab and the Japanese guy said, “Car very fast, made in Japan.” When they reached the destination the fare was 1500 rupees. The Japanese man thought the ride was would only cost 500 rupees. He asked the driver why the ride was so expensive. The driver said, “Meter very fast, made in India.”
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