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JustDaniel
post Apr 9 18, 08:55
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zoos buy walking food
to feed to the carnivores;
it brings back the wild


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Larry
post Apr 9 18, 22:38
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the wild brings it back
to feed the weak or hungry;
thieves steal leftovers


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post Apr 10 18, 09:28
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ants steal leftovers
off of your picnic blanket;
they leave quietly


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post Apr 10 18, 21:23
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the leaves quietly
make nice shade in the back yard;
Autumn rustles them


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post Apr 11 18, 13:28
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the fall ruffles them;
they're raked up in piles and then
they really get hot


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post Apr 12 18, 10:17
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they really get hot
when hippos leave the water;
it’s blood-sweat and tiers


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post Apr 14 18, 07:21
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sweating blood in tears
as he squirmed on his deathbed:
hematidrosis


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post Apr 14 18, 10:13
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he might tend roses
for the nectar and pollen;
bees are too busy


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post Apr 14 18, 20:25
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bee is too busy
to be stinging your sweet butt;
tends to his honey


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post Apr 15 18, 19:44
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tends toward honey
but likes berries and eats grass;
bears are not choosy


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post Apr 16 18, 09:45
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bear is quite chewsy;
doesn't prefer human skin
but plays in clover


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post Apr 16 18, 22:36
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plays on clover butte
when it gets tired of eating;
some sheep like shear cliffs


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post Apr 17 18, 10:21
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some sheep share shear sniffs;
others turn up their noses
to the valley ewes


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post Apr 18 18, 08:53
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ewes to the valley
and rams penned on the mountain;
mating’s all down hill


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post Apr 18 18, 15:06
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mating’s all down hill
for the mixed slalom skiers;
bounce and twist naked


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post Apr 19 18, 08:56
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bounce and twist naked
as two kangaroos make love;
they’re hopping happy


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post Apr 19 18, 12:31
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hoppers are happy
when they are reproducing;
not just ears erect


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post Yesterday, 08:14 AM
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not just erect ears
but the fur along their spine;
Rhodesian ridgebacks


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post Yesterday, 06:54 PM
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Rhodesian ridgeback
holding a lion at bay;
awaits master's kill


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