Thursday, January 15, 2015

Our friend? Winter came

Nature's Price;
Winter in Life

Hermit he became
Lived on Ramen Noodle Soup
Alone in the pond
What went wrong with our fellow?
Some say aging takes its toll

Snapped at his old friends
Wife and kids abused, put down
Now in bitter cold
All are gone, him they have left
Bad alligator's remorse

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Poem Copyright,
© 2015 Jimmiehov,
All Rights Reserved

Photo courtesy of Fireblossom at
Real Toads, Fireblossom Friday: Winter  
where I'm linked today.

Alligator is subject of an MSN News story found here:

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At Thursday, January 15, 2015 5:58:00 PM, Blogger Gail said...

Great verse, sad tail, uh, tale! Great write.

At Thursday, January 15, 2015 10:04:00 PM, Blogger Susan said...

Remorse comes too late and at such a cost! Nicely played!

At Thursday, January 15, 2015 10:32:00 PM, Blogger brudberg said...

A snappy alligator is not a happy allegator. I love what you did here.

At Friday, January 16, 2015 10:04:00 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Not a happy ending here, but well written, Jim. Speaks sadly to some human relationships I've known.

At Friday, January 16, 2015 10:36:00 AM, Blogger Sherry Blue Sky said...

Oh I especially like the "bad alligator's remorse". Clever, Jim!

At Friday, January 16, 2015 11:28:00 AM, Blogger Other Mary said...

I know people this has happened describe it so well, and the alligator is quite a good image.

At Friday, January 16, 2015 1:09:00 PM, Blogger Margaret said...

…sounds like he got what was due him! Remorse is often too late…

At Friday, January 16, 2015 6:33:00 PM, Blogger Fireblossom said...

Poor cold blooded gator, all alone.

At Friday, January 16, 2015 9:23:00 PM, Blogger Susie Clevenger said...

Ah, the price of a snappy jaw. :)

At Wednesday, January 21, 2015 10:22:00 PM, Blogger audrey` said...

Sadly, it happened in real life too among some human relationships.


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