Page: Profile: Poetry
||Total Views: 10,809,886
VxPoem ID: 4739
Posted: June 18th. 2004 5:33:29 AM
I Forgot to Tell You I Love You!
Age Group: Adult
Ruby rat white, and Ginger rat tan,
in summer, they sure loved that overhead fan.
Each smaller than a breadbox MUCH bigger than a mouse.
A four-level bookshelf made into a house.
Ginger sure loved to play on my lap,
sometimes pausing to take a rat nap.
Ruby calculated the distance to chair,
then with one big leap, she sailed through the air.
It must have really been quite a rare sight,
to see us three night-owls up all night.
Reading books and watching TV,
Two long tails, my ratties and me.
Then finally I’d go off to bed,
and just when dreams first entered my head,
Ruby decided still not time to sleep,
and down the side of the bookshelf she’d creep.
Now I mind you, this was not once or twice,
but speaking in rhyme, I think it was thrice.
Down the hallway through the bedroom door,
tail in the air, Ruby rat tore.
Up the spread and across the bed,
I felt something furry on top of my head.
Now at first this was really quite a surprise,
and not really wanting to open my eyes.
Nothing to say and nothing to speak,
Ruby rat gave me a kiss on the cheek.
One more thing before night is through,
forgot to tell human, I love you!
Author's Notes: Both Ginger and Ruby have passed over the Rainbow Bridge. Many more poems could be written concerning that subject.
Alone at times, I can feel it start...
Rattie tat-tat, and a tug at my heart.
Author's Location: Fort Wayne, Indiana
More Poems: HoosierHedgewitch has posted 19 additional poems- View them?
Author's Profile: To learn more about HoosierHedgewitch - Click HERE
Contact Me Via Email...
Email Invites Note: Yes! I have opted to receive invites to Pagan events, groups, and commercial sales
Disclaimer: The Witches' Voice inc does not verify the accuracy of the details stated in this listing, nor do we vouch for the value of the goods or services presented here... As with all contacts and financial dealings in cyberspace, we encourage you to use caution and wisdom in your dealings with strangers.
Political Statements: Any and all personal political opinions expressed in the public listing sections (including, but not restricted to, personals, events, groups, shops, Wren's Nest, etc.) are solely those of the author(s) and do not reflect the opinion of The Witches' Voice, Inc. TWV is a non-profit, non-partisan educational organization.
State/Country flags created by 3dflags.com and are used with permission
Web Site Content (including: text - graphics - html - look & feel)
Copyright 1997-2014 The Witches' Voice Inc. All rights reserved
Note: Authors & Artists retain the copyright for their work(s) on this website.
Unauthorized reproduction without prior permission is a violation of copyright laws.
Website structure, evolution and php coding by Fritz Jung on a Macintosh G5.
Any and all personal political opinions expressed in the public listing sections (including, but not restricted to, personals, events, groups, shops, Wrenâ€™s Nest, etc.) are solely those of the author(s) and do not reflect the opinion of The Witchesâ€™ Voice, Inc. TWV is a nonprofit, nonpartisan educational organization.
Sponsorship: Visit the Witches' Voice Sponsor Page for info on how you
can help support this Community Resource. Donations ARE Tax Deductible.
The Witches' Voice carries a 501(c)(3) certificate and a Federal Tax ID.
Mail Us: The Witches' Voice Inc., P.O. Box 341018, Tampa, Florida 33694-1018 U.S.A.