Happy Thursday to one and all! Double day here for me with Thankful Thursday Hop and Angel Sammy’s Thoroughly Poetic Thursday challenge. First up is always being THANKFUL because it is VERY important to recognize all the things we are thankful for. This past week I was thankful for having such a wonderful place to stay when Mom and Dad are away for a bit – “Paws A While Pet Hotel” is the BEST. The Sisters who own and operate it are so sweet and they spoil me rotten just as they spoiled Angel Sammy before me. I’m grateful to be with them.
Wouldn’t you like to join in being Thankful and visiting to see what everyone ELSE is thankful for? If you would, just click Brian’s badge above and fill out the form with your link. Easy!
Next up today will be Angel Sammy’s weekly email to me which is transmits from the Rainbow Bridge – it’s all about POETRY!
GREETINGS FRIENDS!!!! It’s me – Angel Sammy, your old pal now residing at the Rainbow Bridge. Just because I’m HERE and not THERE doesn’t mean I don’t enjoy a poem from time to time. This little exercise is for all of us to share some poetry once a week. If you’re not participating, I hope you’ll change your mind and be part of the fun. If you have written a poem just let us know in comments with your link………..OR you can write your poem IN comments so we can all read it! FUN huh? Well it is! Trust me!
Last week I gave you the photo below to use as your “inspiration” for this week’s poem. I thought it was a super interesting photo with the buffalo – such an ancient and majestic beast – in the foreground while in the background an ancient geyser – Old Faithful – did its’ thing in a plume of steam from deep within the earth. Kind of a primitive feel. Anyway, here’s the photo I gave you, followed by the poem I wrote based on the inspiration I got from the photo:
By Angel Sammy Kimmell October 17, 2018
In ancient times many beasts did roam
The bison was one and this was his home
Since prehistoric times this land was theirs
They adapted to change with very few cares
The landscape of Yellowstone may have changed
But the bison still belong there – this is their range.
Majestic formations dot their land
Geysers, hot springs, proof of nature’s hand.
They’ve survived through so much – in good times and bleak
Imagine what they could tell us if they could but speak…………..
There’s something so “ancient” about the look of bison………….they have their issues and always have. They’ve been hunted, their herds culled for various reasons, diseases have plagued them, and yet they go on and on and on as they have since prehistoric times. There’s something rather MAGICAL about that don’t you think?
Here’s your photo for next week – I hope you like it and find some inspiration for a poem to share with us next Thursday……………
My Mom said this brings back some memories for her……………..I wonder why there’s no “TREAT TRUCK” in neighborhoods for we dogs and cats? I think it would be popular, don’t you?????
I hope you’ll write a poem with us next week………………I’ll be working on mine to share with you. Meanwhile, everyone take care of yourselves and know that we Angels are working behind the scenes to try and help as much as we can with everything going on “back home” where you all are. Love is forever…………
Love, Angel Sammy
Cool poem Angel Sammy! Those beasts are very strange looking if you ask me, but I say all things from prehistoric periods look just a bit strange – maybe just knowing how long they have SURVIVED in some form or another……..bison are very cool.
See you next Thursday for Poetry!