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Walking the World: Memories and Adventures
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Named one of the Top 10 Walking Memoirs and Tales of Long Walks, by walking.about.com “As Tolkien said, not all who wander are lost. Alan Cook is a walker who is alwa..  
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Meister Feeder
by Jeffrey W. Bennett

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THE MEISTER FEEDER
April 27, 1997
By: Jeffrey W. Bennett


There they go, stuffing cheeks with abandon
those squirrels, rats with tails
Chewing through bird feeders
quicker than any thick nut

As if insulted by not being invited


But how quickly they are to be humbled
the steel glass feeder is ominous

they now wait below to catch scraps
that fall into waiting paws


before, I tried everything
greasing the pole
cayenne pepper in the mix
knocking on the window
nothing worked


Oh those squirrels, rats with tails
even figured a way into the seed bin

Oh but now…..
ode to the meister feeder

After squirrels ate my plastic bird feeders, I bought a glass one.

Jeffrey W. Bennett

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Don't Look Behind You by Billy Wells

My third compilation of 17 short stories mostly in the horror genre with surprise endings...  
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