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  A Morning's Walk
by William Bonilla
Wednesday, May 16, 2007
Rated "PG" by the Author.

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A promising beautiful
Clear Day is ahead
Presently
Warm in the early AM
With a delicious cool breeze
Bathing the sleep
From my face.

As I walk my grandson's
Golden retriever
At a distance
I can hear
The distinct, Ra, ta, ta, ta
Of a woodpecker.

It amazed me to see
The retriever's actions
As he searched for a soft
Glob of grass
To bury his face in
As he squatted
For his morning's ritual.

It reminded me
Of some characters
Who can not function properly
Without a news paper
To bury their faces in
As they performed
Their morning's ritual.

That Champ
Our Golden Retriver
What a character
He is.


By: William Bonilla
05/17/07




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Reviewed by Lois Christensen 5/12/2008
Exercise is good for you and early morning is a time to be just glad you are alive and going outside wakes you up. I don't walk no more, cause legs and back hurt too much, but used to go out and around my rose garden years ago first thing when I woke up. It was a joyous time for reflections about what my day was going to be.
Reviewed by E. Richardson 5/19/2007
I agree with Andy on this...great piece on observations while strolling along.
Reviewed by Andy Turner (Reader) 5/19/2007
Walking and observation, has made a perfect penn..
Reviewed by Morning Star 5/19/2007
I love to walk in the early morning
It just makes my day
And theirs so many different sounds in the air
Just love it,I don't have a
Golden retriever so I walk with my husband
Enjoyed this poetic thoughts very Much!!
Love and Peace to you always
Your friend...Morning Star
Reviewed by Gwendolyn Thomas Gath 5/18/2007

Nothing like that fresh morning dew on the face...with a beautiful and glorious day ahead...enjoy and be blessed!

Sincerely,
From the Heart of an Artist Quiet Storm
((( SEMPER FI )))
Reviewed by Ron (sketchman) Axelson 5/18/2007
Many of those characters haven't applied
their makeup yet, reckon..
Always enjoy your writes...
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 5/17/2007
I enjoyed the walk with you!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by E T Waldron 5/17/2007
Shows how very much we are alike;-) Enjoyed this one mucho, William!

Eileen
Reviewed by Mr. Ed 5/17/2007
That Champ
Our Golden Retriver
What a character
He is.

I'd say so, and a marvelous Slice of Life Poem, William!
Reviewed by George Thompson 5/17/2007
I like your metaphors in this poem and how you expressed the "plight" of those who need a newspaper in the "reading room."

George
Reviewed by Chantilly Lace (Reader) 5/17/2007
Great pen,enjoyed..stay well and safe dear man....Hugss
Reviewed by K. Mulroney 5/17/2007
Boy William, you just described my mornings! I am out walking my oldest Rottie at 4:50 every morning. It amazes me everyday the sights and daily rituals of nature. My favorite time of day! Great piece.
Reviewed by Joyce Bowling 5/17/2007
What a character you are my friend! Enjoyed this greatly, I don't think I would have put the two together, but you are right! Loved this clever and well written poem, I too love morning walks, can't wait summer break when time is not as much of an essence and I can again resume my morning walks around the farm! Next time I see Boomer my little terrior performing her morning ritual I will think of this wonderful write! Always a pleasure to stop by and read your work my friend!
Blessings,
Joyce Bowling
Reviewed by Georg Mateos 5/16/2007
When we see a Golden Retriever puppy on TV my wife goes all maternal.
I don't know, as a ex owner of dogs, who has the most pleasure of those morning's walks, my self or the dog.
Thank you very much for sharing.
Georg

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