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by Annabel Sheila

Friday, February 11, 2011
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It's amazing to watch birds! Entertainment at its finest!!! giggle


There’s a woodpecker on the windowsill
But the sill’s not made of wood!
He’s banging away at the metal trim
And I don’t think that he should!
Tiny dents from his pointed beak
But he simply can’t break through.
He seems a little annoyed with it all
I wonder what he’ll do!
Persistent little fellow for sure,
But I think he’s had enough!
With one last peck he flies away
Guess his beak is not that tough!

© Annabel Sheila

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Reviewed by Sheila Roy 2/13/2011
Loved it! Laughed my butt off:)
Reviewed by Daniel Keith 2/13/2011
I agree with Karen, I love watching woodpeckers. We have had several of the red heads hitting on the pine trees. This is a very good write. May God bless you every day of your life.

Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 2/13/2011
I love watching woodpeckers; they are so entertaining! And so is this winsome write! Well done, Annabel; enjoyed this one!

(((HUGS))) and much love, your friend in Texas, Karen Lynn. :D

My favorite "woodies": the red-headed woodpecker and the pileated woodpecker.
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 2/12/2011
Sometimes they do that to establish their territory although it may be a bit early for spring mating rites; perhaps he knows something we don't. Loved this, Annabel. Love and best wishes,

Reviewed by Andy Turner 2/12/2011
Maybe it's reincarnation. From the days when you were Cleopatra and Mark Anthony is still wanting to use his pecker.

This moves at such a good pace. Once again you write such an enjoyable and very vivid poem! I lurve your poetry!!!!
Reviewed by Chantilly Lace (Reader) 2/12/2011
Oh my...this is wonderful writing sweet lady..there something aren't they? well done indeed...have a wonderful and safe day Hugsss
Reviewed by Mr. Ed 2/12/2011
What a dull world it would be, without the birds. And I never need an alarm clock, when those woodpeckers are out and about!
Reviewed by Amor Sabor 2/11/2011
What a persistent woodpecker was he...but alas, he gave up and flew off and away.
Reviewed by Christine Tsen 2/11/2011
They have so much personality! Love this poem complete with wonderful sound effects Anna!
Happy Valentine's!
Reviewed by Christine Alwin 2/11/2011
He is just giving you a warm up for your trip..steel drums :)
Reviewed by Mark Lichterman 2/11/2011
Glad to see the poor thing didn't break his little pecker.
Your friend, Mark
Reviewed by Patrick Granfors 2/11/2011
Hah! Those stinkers at my home in Missouri have pecked a jillion holes in my eaves. I put out some fake owls but they just laugh at them. Patrick
Reviewed by TONY NERONE 2/11/2011
Especially against iron. Very nice cute offering, Annabel.
Reviewed by John Bidwell 2/11/2011
Delightful poetry!
I keep 4 feeders full, including a suit feeder. 3 of them the squirrels can get into- so things end up messy.
The woodpeckers go for the suit- if the squirrels permit.
It gets very busy out there.


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