Monday, July 29, 2013

RACCOON (Monday Poem)

by Charlotte Zolotow

with your black-ringed eyes
and tiny paws,
startled at your work,
to you my garbage can
is full
of treasure.

from The Beauty of the Beast: Poems from the Animal Kingdom, selected by Jack Prelutsky, illustrated by Meilo So, 1997, Alfred A. Knopf, Inc.

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